France's 'stolen children' make emotional return to native Reunion Island

France's 'stolen children' make emotional return to native Reunion Island
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In this edition, we explore the tragic story of France’s “stolen children”. Between 1963 and 1982, more than 2,000 youngsters were taken from Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean, to repopulate rural areas of mainland France. Some were orphans, but others had parents who signed release papers, not always understanding they would never see their children again. Our reporters followed three sisters on an emotional journey back to their native island in search of answers.

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