An Irish Catholic childhood. #graphicnovel #Vancouver @Kickstarter @annatfabulous


He brushed the leaves aside and uncovered the most baffling double murder Vancouver has ever had.

– The Vancouver Province April 15, 1953

Molly, Edmonton. (18" x 24," china marker on newsprint)

Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. – Angela’s Ashes [1]

Families sometimes maintain secrets.  They may never discuss disagreeable issues concerning the family, either within the family or with those outside the family. Agreement to maintain the secret is often coerced through “shaming.”  In my research, I conclude  that Molly was the victim of physical, emotional and sexual abuse at the hands of her family and within the Catholic Church.  These types of childhood experiences shaped her psyche…

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[1] McCourt, F. (1996) Angela’s Ashes, New York: Touchstone

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