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Be sure not to miss That Kennedy Moment's article in tomorrow's Observer Review. It's one of the most powerful pieces you'll ever read on the subject and - as far as the survivors' perspective is concerned - I've not seen a better one.

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/may/01/hillsborough-inquest-survivor-adrian-tempany

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Re: A must read in the Observer
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2016, 03:22:58 PM »
Be sure not to miss That Kennedy Moment's article in tomorrow's Observer Review. It's one of the most powerful pieces you'll ever read on the subject and - as far as the survivors' perspective is concerned - I've not seen a better one.
Got a link mate?
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Re: A must read in the Observer
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2016, 03:24:07 PM »
Got a link mate?

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Re: A must read in the Observer
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2016, 03:28:10 PM »
It's out tomorrow. As soon as we have it will place in here
Sorry, didn't read the 'tomorrow' part in the OP.  :-[ 
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Re: A must read in the Observer - Sunday May 1st 2016 (link to follow)
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2016, 03:45:04 PM »
Is this the same piece that was published a few years ago, or a new article?

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Re: A must read in the Observer - Sunday May 1st 2016 (link to follow)
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2016, 03:53:10 PM »
Is this the same piece that was published a few years ago, or a new article?
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Re: A must read in the Observer - Sunday May 1st 2016 (link to follow)
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2016, 03:54:13 PM »
Is this the same piece that was published a few years ago, or a new article?
It's a new one.
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Re: A must read in the Observer - Sunday May 1st 2016 (link to follow)
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Re: A must read in the Observer - Sunday May 1st 2016 (link to follow)
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Hell of a line that..........
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Re: A must read in the Observer - Sunday May 1st 2016 (link to follow)
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2016, 06:38:57 PM »
Hell of a line that..........
Indeed. I've been watching or listening to something on the verdict each day this week - the Kelly Cates programme, this week's Question Time. Seems fitting to round this momentous week off by reading Ade's article.

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Be sure not to miss That Kennedy Moment's article in tomorrow's Observer Review. It's one of the most powerful pieces you'll ever read on the subject and - as far as the survivors' perspective is concerned - I've not seen a better one.

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/may/01/hillsborough-inquest-survivor-adrian-tempany

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What a superb and powerful read.

At last the TRUTH 26th April 2016

Still don't buy the s*n.

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Incredibly moving article.

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Powerful stuff.
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Thank you,sat here in tears,wonderfully written.

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Thank you Adrian. I don't know what else to say to you. Thank you for leaving me in tears, again, by your writing.

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A remarkable read Adrian, utterly remarkable. Thank you.

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Forgive me for singling out one aspect of such a mighty piece of work, but I wouldn't have thought it was possible for the written word to recreate the tension in building 401 on Tuesday. Ade, you've pulled it off. Magnificent.
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Great read. I have shared the link with a few people. Thank you
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Forgive me for singling out one aspect of such a mighty piece of work, but I wouldn't have thought it was possible for the written word to recreate the tension in building 401 on Tuesday. Ade, you've pulled it off. Magnificent.
Spot on,that's the bit that got me.

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Brilliant piece is that.

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In terms of wordsmanship, how can you respond to that?! I salute you, Ade, that was an exceptionally moving account. It was a privilege to share your experience of 401 and humbling to read, once again, your account of what you went through on the day and how you were treated subsequently. Finally though, you have cause to smile and celebrate. Long may it continue!
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What a brilliantly written piece. If i was going to show someone just one article to summarise what happened, and what it means, I think it would be this. Thank you.
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Moving this over to the main board. Essential pre-match reading.

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Must have been incredibly difficult to put that together, untold amounts of respect for you and all the survivors and families. Stunning piece, heartbreaking, infuriating and liberating.

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Fantastic article .

How the establishment thought the fans were scum & I'm sure they didn't expect one day they'd put them in there place by becoming journalists & tell the real truth to all

Great piece Adrian
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Don't really know what to say after reading that. So many emotions, tears, anger, disbelief at what so many went through, in the fight to gain justice. I salute you for managing to put it down in words at all, stunning piece.
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Read it this morning deeply moving I tweeted Adrian my respect.
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Just finished reading your Guardian article for the 3rd time. Not a word in it that didn't hit home. I could never imagine what it has been like all these years but I know without people like you and so many others the truth would have remained buried by lies. We owe you and everyone a debt of gratitude for being so brave and strong all over these years
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The West Mids police behaviour in his living room is beyond vindictive and pretty much inhuman. A penny for their thoughts this week.

Have a look at what West Midlands Police were doing on the night of Hillsborough

http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1991/dec/12/pc-tony-salt

Truly shocking

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Forced myself to read that.  I have difficulties going too in-depth with all things related to Hillsborough.  Not sure why.  I wrote a post about it but it was just a ramble so I never bothered finishing it lol.

Suffice to say I hope the momentum for Accountability is now unstoppable and we bring a few of these bastards down.
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Great piece by Adrian. Absolutely essential reading. Took me about half an hour to read as I kept having to stop and gather my thoughts. Still very hard to take it all in.

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Incredible writing.

Have shared it in facebook & twitter in the hope that as many people as possible read it & contemplate how this horrendous cover up was allowed to happen following the tragedy at Hillsborough. Absolutely shocking.

 

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The Truth.




Eloquent, haunting, human, sad, proud,political, powerful. If I could choose one article to explain what Hillsborough was about, this would be it.
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Thank you so much for writing this article Adrian.  It is one of the most moving testimonies I have ever read and it brought from within me a range of emotions.  I will buy your book when it is released on June 2nd this year.  Thank you again. 

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Thanks for all your kind comments, everyone. Much appreciated.

It was a privilege, and one of the great moments of my life, to be in Warrington this week with the following lads - and my account is also their account, in many ways. Huge thanks to

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The week feels like a turning point in this country. It has to be, and I know some very influential people who will work flat out now to make sure that it is.

Justice at last!
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Thanks for all your kind comments, everyone. Much appreciated.

It was a privilege, and one of the great moments of my life, to be in Warrington this week with the following lads - and my account is also their account, in many ways. Huge thanks to

BlueLagos
Kav
Speedy Molby
SNE Richie
24/7

The week feels like a turning point in this country. It has to be, and I know some very influential people who will work flat out now to make sure that it is.

Justice at last!

Such a brilliant read Adrian 

So pleased that this last week's events have given you some respite from the pain.
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The Truth.




Eloquent, haunting, human, sad, proud,political, powerful. If I could choose one article to explain what Hillsborough was about, this would be it.

Incredible piece.