Walter Coltey

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1953 was a bad year for my sister and I. It was the beginning of the end of our lives as we knew it. Saint Joe’s was waiting. My name is Walter Coltey and I was at St. Joseph’s Orphanage from 1953-1959.

Oral History Clips:

WARNING: Explicit Content

 

"You cannot explain..."

Length- 1:49

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"I can't change what I am, I can't change what is."

Length- 2:03

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Full Length Oral History:

Length- 1:28:15

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Walter as a child. 

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Walter's sister.