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Craig Gilbert – London Community News – Friday, 17 January 2014 (originally published 14 Jan)
Susan MacPhail often reflects on a young aboriginal woman who once passed through the doors at My Sisters’ Place.
The “stunningly beautiful young woman” who came to London from a reserve in another part of the province suffered from schizophrenia. Without a support system, she would often turn to street drugs to dull the voices in her head.
“Completely out of it,” she would be taken advantage of on the street, muling drugs and committing other crimes for others, said the executive director of My Sisters’ Place, a place of refuge and support for women facing homelessness . . .