Annette McKay is still looking for the sister she never met
A Bury woman thinks her long-lost sister was buried at a notorious Irish mother and baby home. But she doesn't know.
Dear members — today’s piece is a story about Annette McKay. She’s a former councillor in Bury who has been waiting for five years to find out if her secret sister is one of the hundreds of babies whose remains were found in a sewage tank at the site of a mother and baby home in Tuam, Ireland. Her mother died in 2016, and Annette’s been looking for justice ever since.
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