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Reflections, memories and sources: growing up at Kew Cottages

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    Health and History

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    Judge, Astrid

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    The author spent her childhood and youth living in one of the houses built to accommodate staff and their families on the grounds of Kew Cottages, a large residential facility for intellectually disabled individuals, situated in a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria. Her father, Dr. Cliff Judge, was employed at Kew Cottages as a psychiatrist. The author details the daily life of the institution as seen from the perspective of a child. She reflects upon significant

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