Carrie Anne Ford spent most of her childhood in the Huronia Regional Centre. Even though she grew up in a space that was very unkind, she is an expert at providing compassionate care to animals and children.
She is also an accomplished singer who once won a trophy for her vocal abilities. Carrie Anne has a keen ability to see and name the truth in hard situations, speaking frankly about experiences of vulnerability and pain at the Huronia Regional Centre.
Now widowed, Carrie Anne remains proud of her 26-year marriage.
I don't really like talking about Huronia or my time there. But it's really important that people hear what I have to say about it. So, I talk about it.