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The story of Canada's 'home children' is a piece of Canadian history that many would prefer to forget. From the mid 19th century to the 1930s several hundred thousand children were sent to Canada from Britain, most of them to work on farms. Aaron Brindle interviewed several surviving 'home children' and compiled a composite and moving portrait of this chapter of Canadian history which, by today's standards, seems unfeeling, unethical, even cruel.Produced for CBC Radio by Aaron Brindle and Steve Wadhams,broadcast as part of the 'Crossing Boundaries' seriesWhen a small Perth cafe overlooking the Indian Ocean changed hands in 1953, no-one could have foreseen that this small square of land would come to symbolise rock'n'roll rebellion—1950s style.The new cafe owners—Rosina Rificci-Erichetti and her American husband Don—imported a brand new jukebox from the States, and the place took off. Swarms of young people from all over Perth converged on the beachfront venue—some to dance, some to listen to the music and hundreds more to watch. Aspiring young musicians set up stage on the little courtyard and launched their rock'n'roll careers. Among them, Johnny Young, who went on to become a household name on the Young Talent Time TV show.Not all the spectators liked what they saw and heard, especially the older ones—the pulsating music with its suggestive lyrics, the gyrating jivers and the occasional glimpse of underwear as the girls were thrown into the air.In this program, Rosina Rificci-Erichetti, now in her 90s, along with the dancers, the rock'n'rollers and the onlookers remember those heady days.