In 1965, at the age of 3 months, Zeitha Murphy was removed from the care of her Aboriginal mother and placed into St. Vincent’s Orphanage in Nudgee, Brisbane. After being adopted into the home of an elderly spinster, Zeitha experienced years of emotional and physical abuse, only cementing her feeling of displacement and isolation within society and her life. The sheer trauma of her youth later encouraging an array of mental illnesses, including depression and anxiety. However, accompanied by an unwaveringly positive mindset and determination to create a better life for herself and her sons, Zeitha has devoted herself to discovering her true place in society and her birth family.
Don’t Call Me Beautiful
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