By Paul Connolly
While cops arrived all of the sudden at Paul Connelly's door, he discovered the stunning information that, out of the ten kids with whom he had shared a dormitory in care, basically have been nonetheless alive. The revelation unearthed painful stories of a youth that, till this aspect, Paul had attempted desperately to place in the back of him. deserted there at weeks previous, Paul got here of age within the notorious St. Leonard's kid's domestic in East London. the kids there have been oftentimes abused, frequently over the process decades. All have been underfed, unloved, and advised that they would volume to not anything. offended and pissed off, Paul channeled his rage into boxing—but whilst an coincidence shattered his ambition to show specialist, he stumbled on his actual calling and have become a winning coach, even operating as a specialist on Elle Macpherson's The physique video. Paul has ultimately came upon peace and achievement past whatever he can have imagined all these years in the past. He now is helping to heal damaged our bodies, construct self belief, and remodel lives—but he'll always remember his previous and the pointless sufferers of a damaged society.
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These boys had been ‘saved’ by the police and social workers only to be sent to St Leonard’s where their bodies were once again fair game for the adults. But now they were not even getting any money in exchange for their favours, and they did not have the option of running away because, if they did, they would just be sent straight back again. Talk about out of the frying pan and into the fire. There were also teenage boys who were summoned to have sex with some of the female care workers, and who did not even mind, because who doesn’t like sex?
My older brother Peter, who had been at St Leonard’s before I appeared on the scene, had had sex with Coral loads of times; he recommended it, just as a bit of light relief. Peter was a good-looking kid, and she liked them handsome. I am very happy to say that Coral never gave me the glad eye. She hated me way too much. There was another woman who also worked at the cottage, and she liked young boys even more than Auntie Coral did. She was out of control. I remember her coming into the boys’ dorm early in the morning to see for herself, in her own words, ‘who had the biggest willy’.
Rest in peace, mate. And to all the other boys and girls from St Leonard’s, many of whom are also no longer with us. Some names and locations have been changed for legal reasons CONTENTS Title Page Dedication Acknowledgements 1 Growing Up Bad 2 School Days 3 All in the Family 4 Rough Boy 5 The Day I Died 6 Getting Serious 7 The Ladies of the Night 8 Personal Trainer to the Stars 9 Flying High 10 Grievous Bodily Harm 11 The Mapperton Case 12 The Close Call 13 Moving On and Growing Up 14 My Happy Ending Copyright ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This book could not have been written without the seeds of self-esteem planted in me by Mary Cuckney, when I was still a child; special thanks to Mary.
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