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Australia says sorry for forced adoptions

Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard (L) is embraced by a woman during a ceremony on the National Apology for Forced Adoptions at Parliament House in Canberra on March 21, 2013. Australia apologised for the brutal and often illegal forced adoption of The adoptions, driven largely by religious groups in the post-war period, "created a lifelong legacy of pain and suffering", the national apology delivered by Prime Minister Julia Gillard said.