The Morning Bulletin
Austin King | 27th Aug 2015
SHE was bound up in a large, rusty chain of corruption, deception and sexual abuse.
And the only way she could find solace was by singing to herself the lyrics “please release me, let me go”.
Witness AYB, a pseudonym for a 67-year-old woman who was a former Neerkol Orphanage resident, was sexually abused by pedophile priest Father Reginald Durham during her time at the facility.
In her testimony, AYB was a little over 21 years old when she married her husband.
AYB was married at Neerkol by Fr Durham because he was considered family.
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