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DocArchive: Listening Post - Episode Two

September 30th, 2011

Episode 126 of 1370 episodes

A series that invites close, unhurried listening to the stories of individuals. In part two, we hear the story of 84 year-old Sybil Phoenix, who 50 years ago started fostering. She has cared for countless children and was awarded an MBE in 1973 for her involvement in community relations - making her the first black female recipient.

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