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Parents oral history project
To record as many oral testimonies as possible to the parents of thalidomide survivors who are all now mostly in their 80s and 90s. Many have already died. The parents are the true witnesses to the start of the thalidomide disaster.
It will be ongoing continuously for as long as we can fund it.
Charity information: thalidomide society
The fact that so much of the thalidomide story has been kept quiet for many years.
By bringing the stories to public attention.
To record and make available oral histories of parents of thalidomide survivors.
Activities» Interviewing the parents, transcribing the interviews and then making them publically available.
What success will look like
Feedback from listeners.
Feedback and interest from the public and media.
There are no risks.
There will be an ongoing update on our website.
Budget - Project Cost: £5,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £2,000 Interviews Travel to parents' homes to do personal interviews. £2,000 Transcription Transcribing the interviews. £1,000 Digitising Digitising the files and making them publically available.
Thalidomiders and researchers.
Because we were the first thalidomide charity and the majority of our members are thalidomide survivors. Our Board of Trustees is largely made up of thalidomide survivors.
Read more about the Charity running this project.