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The Colored Home


Opened in 1921, for many years the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children was the only orphanage in the province that would accept black children.

In fact children from across the region were sent there.

While the Home is a symbol of refuge and community spirit for many people, it's also the target of controversy.

Several dozen people have come forward to say they were abused and neglected by former staff and residents.

The claims have been slowly making their way through the court system for almost a decade.

Our story this week comes from freelance reporter, Bethany Horne.

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