Archie Roach: Mr T in ‘Took the Children Away’ music video

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Archie Roach: Mr T in ‘Took the Children Away’ music video
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2019
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WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following clip may contain images and voices of deceased persons
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Archie Roach talks about the toddler in the video clip for 'Took the Children Away' (1990).

The boy is one of their foster children – Terrence, or Mr T – who, 30 years later, is now a man.

Family is a very important theme in Archie's life and work, and he also wrote a song for Terrence called 'Mr T', which appeared on Archie's Jamu Dreaming album (1994).

You can see Mr T in an excerpt of the video clip in this interview clip with Archie and Ruby Hunter.

This clip is taken from an exclusive interview with the NFSA from the online exhibition Archie Roach: His Story in Song.