Sydney Morning Herald
Three-and-a-half years after the child sex abuse royal commission held its first public inquiry, its final hearing returned to the survivors who started it all.
They had a strong message for governments, institutions and the community: no child should suffer as they did.
Savannah Szoredi told of her hope to break the cycle of abuse, having grown up in a volatile family as a result of her mother being sexually assaulted while in state care.
“She understood the injustices which had happened to her and tried to work her hardest to be the best parent she could be,” Ms Szoredi told the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
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