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In 1949, Evelyn Orcher was abducted as a 14-year-old girl from her NSW country home. Her family lived with the pain of not knowing her whereabouts for 31 years, until 1979, when Evelyn appeared on television in an attempt to find her family. The day after the program went to air, Evelyn received a visit from a woman she had never met. It was her niece. Evelyn had finally found her family, after 31 long years. An emotional family reunion followed, but after the emotion faded, Evelyn returned to her former life. The torment of the past had opened fresh wounds, and a new struggle had just begun. Part of Message Stick series.

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Director
Ivan Sen
Writers
Ivan Sen
Producer
Ivan Sen  David Jowsey

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ABC TV Indigenous Programs Unit

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