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Saturday, February 13, 2016

A lifetime behind bars





Bobby Veen is a double murderer who has spent 40 of his 60 years in jail.
He was released from prison last year after being diagnosed with cancer.
By Lateline's John Stewart, digital producer Brigid Andersen

Bobby Veen is one of the Stolen Generations. He was taken from his family in Bourke when he was a baby and put in an orphanage in Sydney.
His real surname is Vincent, but he uses the name of the family who fostered him when he was about two.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-12/bobby-veen-one-of-australias-longest-serving-prisoner/7115350