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Nominated for the 2005 Norma Fleck Award

Thousands of mothers carried their babies to the gates of the Foundling Hospital desperate to save them from the cruel streets of eighteenth-century London. Each baby was left with a personal “token” – identification if a repentant mother ever returned to reclaim her child.

Captain Thomas Coram, himself childless, was inspired by the
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Paperback, 120 pages
Published April 12th 2005 by Tundra Books
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If you've read "Corum Boy" by Jamila Gavin or seen the musical, this book will particularly resonate with you.
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