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In his book, father of Willowbrook State School resident reveals guilt, anger that fueled fight for reforms | SILive.com

In his book, father of Willowbrook State School resident reveals guilt, anger that fueled fight for reforms

In his book, father of Willowbrook State School resident reveals guilt, anger that fueled fight for reforms | SILive.com

Bernard Carabello - I find it hard to believe that he spent most of his childhood isolated and abandoned to a hostile and haunting institution. During the 20 years he spent at Willowbrook State School, he spent all of every Sunday sitting by the window hoping that someone would come to visit him, which rarely happened. As he was freed from isolation, he gave and received from others without ceasing. He lives with an insider's view of the healing power of relationships and the way that...

Bernard Carabello - I find it hard to believe that he spent most of his childhood isolated and abandoned to a hostile and haunting institution. During the 20 years he spent at Willowbrook State School, he spent all of every Sunday sitting by the window hoping that someone would come to visit him, which rarely happened. As he was freed from isolation, he gave and received from others without ceasing. He lives with an insider's view of the healing power of relationships and the way that...

WILLOWBROOK STATE SCHOOL- NY, NY - (Dumping grounds, is more like it. Geraldo made it famous with his documentary of the horrors inside, and was still open for another 10 friggin years!)  Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with mental retardation

Willowbrook State School

WILLOWBROOK STATE SCHOOL- NY, NY - (Dumping grounds, is more like it. Geraldo made it famous with his documentary of the horrors inside, and was still open for another 10 friggin years!) Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with mental retardation

Unforgotten--Narrated by Danny Aiello, this riveting documentary explores the continuing consequences experienced by former students (and their families) of the Willowbrook State School for the developmentally disabled after surviving horrific treatment there. Geraldo Rivera first exposed the situation in 1972 when he entered the facility with a stolen key, revealing shocking conditions that led to improvements in treatment of the developmentally disabled.

Unforgotten--Narrated by Danny Aiello, this riveting documentary explores the continuing consequences experienced by former students (and their families) of the Willowbrook State School for the developmentally disabled after surviving horrific treatment there. Geraldo Rivera first exposed the situation in 1972 when he entered the facility with a stolen key, revealing shocking conditions that led to improvements in treatment of the developmentally disabled.

The legend of “Cropsey” – the escaped mental patient who lived in the abandoned tunnels of the Willowbrook mental hospital in Staten Island, NY, and came at night to snatch children off the streets. “Cropsey” remained just that, an urban legend, until the summer of 1987 when a 13-year-old girl with down syndrome disappeared from her neighborhood. Five weeks later, she was found buried in a shallow grave on the grounds of Willowbrook.

8 Freaky Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be Real

The legend of “Cropsey” – the escaped mental patient who lived in the abandoned tunnels of the Willowbrook mental hospital in Staten Island, NY, and came at night to snatch children off the streets. “Cropsey” remained just that, an urban legend, until the summer of 1987 when a 13-year-old girl with down syndrome disappeared from her neighborhood. Five weeks later, she was found buried in a shallow grave on the grounds of Willowbrook.

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