Wilkins, George

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Wilkins was 10 years old when he, his brother and sister, were shipped to Australia as Child Migrants. He spent the rest of his childhood in Australian institutions and the next 24 years in dead-end jobs.

He decided to go to university, did well, and is now a millionaire, with a chain of video shops.

References

Humphreys, Margaret. Empty Cradles. New edition. (London: Corgi Books, 1995)

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European
Uk/great Britain
20th Century
21st Century
Business and Industry
Self-made Men and Women
Birth Identity Disputed or Deliberately Concealed
Institutional Care
Birth Sibling(s) Separated
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