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    ❰EPUB❯ ✰ Incorrigible Author Velma Demerson – Mdeparenpar.co On a May morning in 1939 eighteen year old Velma Demerson and her lover were having breakfast when two police officers arrived to take her away Her crime was loving a Chinese man a crime that was compOn a May morning in 1939 eighteen year old Velma Demerson and her lover were having breakfast when two police officers arrived to take her away Her crime was loving a Chinese man a crime that was compounded by her pregnancy and subseuent mixed race child Sentenced to a home for wayward girls Demerson was then transferred along with forty six other girls to Torontos Mercer Reformatory for Females The girls were locked in their cells for twelve hours a day and reuired to work.

    In the on site laundry and factory They also endured suspect medical examinations When Demerson was finally released after ten months' incarceration weeks of solitary confinement abusive medical treatments and the state's apprehension of her child her marriage to her lover resulted in the loss of her citizenship statusThis is the story of how Demerson and so many other girls were treated as criminals or mentally defective individuals even though their worst crime might have.

    incorrigible pdf Incorrigible KindleIn the on site laundry and factory They also endured suspect medical examinations When Demerson was finally released after ten months' incarceration weeks of solitary confinement abusive medical treatments and the state's apprehension of her child her marriage to her lover resulted in the loss of her citizenship statusThis is the story of how Demerson and so many other girls were treated as criminals or mentally defective individuals even though their worst crime might have.

    7 thoughts on “Incorrigible

    1. Clare Clare says:

      PDF/EPUB Incorrigible Epub Ê ï mdeparenpar.co incorrigible pdf, Incorrigible KindleWe published this book in 2004 and all of us at the press were deeply affected by this woman's story In 1939 in Toronto Velma Demerson was thrown in jail pregnantfor being in a relationship with a Chinese man It was her father who called the police She endured terrible medical experiments while in prison She was arrested under the Female Refuges Act and charged with being Incorr


    2. Raphael Raphael says:

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    3. Darren Darren says:

      PDF/EPUB Incorrigible Epub Ê ï mdeparenpar.co incorrigible pdf, Incorrigible KindleThis book made me sad angry depressed and outraged Velma's story is heartbreaking and she tells it very well The patronizing racist sexist and overall dehumanizing system that these young women were up against was impossible Velma's very personal account of having survived it having endured the worst of it is incredibleThere are so many things wrong with the obstacles that she faced that it would be easy to go off on any number of rants Instead I will just say that these events are not so firmly buried in the past that we can try to forget about them Variations of these sorts of sit


    4. Maria Maria says:

      PDF/EPUB Incorrigible Epub Ê ï mdeparenpar.co incorrigible pdf, Incorrigible KindleI had read about this story from an article online and was astonished to read what had happened to Velma due to her love for a man of Oriental decent At first I was happy to read that Velma had found love and was glad that it was a mutual feeling between the two of them I was especially glad that Velma had such a caring partner considering how distant and cold hearted both her mother and father seemed to be When Velma was arrested and placed into jail I was disheartened and


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      PDF/EPUB Incorrigible Epub Ê ï mdeparenpar.co incorrigible pdf, Incorrigible KindleThis is the biography of a Canadian woman from the early 20th century I would never have read this book except that Ms Demerson did a talk for a friend's lecture at university some years ago and she happened to invite me It should be noted that the topic matter could be disturbing to some Demerson's biography reveals a disturbing and very nearly forgotten law in Ontario in the early 20th century whereby young women could be deemed incorrigible by their families and imprisoned in Demerson's case because she had a relationship with a Chinese man and was pregnant with their child While incarcerated she was forcibly given painful and experimental treatments for an infection she likely never had This is an incredible book and well worth th


    7. Alexis Alexis says:

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