It was supposed to be a safe place for Lewiston’s most vulnerable girls. Instead, the former residents of St. Joseph’s Orphanage say it was an abusive nightmare.

Decades after the orphanage closed, some of the women of St. Joseph’s have found healing in each other and in a letter from the Grey Nuns. For the first time, the women share their stories.

Read about them Sunday in the Sun Journal and at

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