July 11, 2022

Sir Mo Farah reveals he was trafficked into the UK using another child’s name: Think of the children, eh?

posted by billsaysthis to culture at 07:50 PM - 1 comment

When you're a kid the adults around you define what normal means. His normal became a strange and cruel woman who enslaved him far from home while being his source of shelter and food.

This is a heartbreaking story. The fact he triumphed over his circumstances doesn't make it any less tragic.

(Not sure how I managed to double-post this yesterday without seeing the original.)

posted by rcade at 11:10 AM on July 13, 2022

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