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British Home Children war veterans honoured

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TORONTO - Television personality Don Cherry lent his support Monday to a ceremony honouring the First World War service of British Home Children, a group that formed a little-known and often sordid chapter of Canadian history.

About 118,000 British children — ......

Don Cherry points to a photo at the opening of an exhibition honouring British home children who served overseas in the First World War in Toronto on Monday, July 28, 2014. Cherry's grandfather was a home child and a veteran. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel Show/Hide caption

Don Cherry points to a photo at the opening of an exhibition honouring British home children who served overseas in the First World War in Toronto on Monday, July 28, 2014. Cherry's grandfather was a home child and a veteran. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

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