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James James

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The lost boys and girls of north Belfast/New Lodge
« on: August 08, 2020, 10:28:16 PM »
"The lost boys and girls of north Belfast"

"They're the lost boys and girls of north Belfast, who have felt no peace dividend and face an uncertain future."

"Security correspondent Allison Morris talks to young people in the New Lodge - the neglected casualties of an imperfect peace"

https://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2020/08/08/news/the-lost-boys-and-girls-of-north-belfast-2029622/

"THEY'VE attended more funerals than youth clubs this year.

The New Lodge is one of the most socially deprived areas of the north, with high rates of suicide, mental illness and addiction issues.

Even the pop star Rihanna told them they come from a 'hopeless place'.

But despite this the young people - labelled 'feral' and 'hoods' by some - remain positive and engaging in circumstances that would break most adults.

This week the north Belfast teenagers have agreed - after some persuasion - not to go ahead with a planned bonfire in the area and all wood has now been removed."          ETCETERA ...

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Re: The lost boys and girls of north Belfast/New Lodge
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2020, 05:38:13 PM »
Poor wee craters :o
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Re: The lost boys and girls of north Belfast/New Lodge
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Re: The lost boys and girls of north Belfast/New Lodge
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2020, 02:08:08 AM »
Certain youth leaders from the area have criticised certain Journalists for jumping on the back of those less well of kids. Describing the journalists as being on a virtue signalling, faux concern, career promoting exercise. Look at me.. 👀👀
All while dining in the fancy restraunts in town and never before having any interest in working class kids.
That the journalists are living on another planet and the profession of Journalism in reality, is generally a narcissistic vanity driven selfish enterprise.
Selling your soul, being an occupational reality.... that many quite happily accept
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