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Richard’s Story

Richard Raymond sits looking at the camera wearing a cap and blue shirt

Richard Raymond

“When night time comes, you know, one of the worst things that happened was that superintendent was leaving the building, you know, and leaving the kids all unattended and they had big guys up there, coming down, beating us up, you know.”

Richard was born in 1947 into a family in poverty. After his home was destroyed in a fire, Richard ended up first in a foster home where he was abused, and then in Pineland, where abuses continued. 

Listen to his story below, part of our podcast series, “Life On My Own”.

Maine DD Council · Life On My Own – Richard Raymond
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