A Child of the State: Maggie Thatcher Was My Mother

Lemn SissayAward-winning playwright Lemn Sissay provides a compelling and challenging talk, describing his experience of being raised in care on TED.

Sissay’s talk describes his struggle to find his identity in the confusing journey of being a child of the state and is an invaluable resource for anyone wanting to improve the experience of children and young people raised in care. The talk can be viewed below or at http://www.ted.com/talks/lemn_sissay_a_child_of_the_state.html.