Leaving Home

How Peter White and his wife, Jo, took in a ten-year-old from a children's home and, five years later, sent her back again.

Peter's early experience at a boarding school for the blind made him determined to offer a home to a child from a children's home.

He and that child, Fiona, talk about what went wrong and what happened next.

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How Peter White and his wife, Jo, took in a ten-year-old from a children's home and, five years later, sent her back again.

Peter's early experience at a boarding school for the blind made him determined to offer a home to a child from a children's home.

He and that child, Fiona, talk about what went wrong and what happened next.

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When Christine Finn's parents died within a year of each other, it fell to her to clear out and sell the family home in Deal, Kent.

As an archaeologist, she found she could best handle the project as one of excavation and restoration - a process aimed at enabling her finally to let go.