FIJ Quarterly - Summer 2022 Edition

Raif's (Dumpster's) Testimony

2011 during the opening scenes of the award- winning documentary From Place to Place 7 film about my first three years of life after aging out of child-welfare custody in Montana. My first night out of group care was also my 18th birthday. That night, I moved under a bridge on the Bitterroot River. The film moves quickly

“My father was in prison before I was born; I never knew him; my mother committed suicide when I was fourteen.” I said these words in

Raif O'Neil

FIJ Quarterly | Summer 2022 | 29

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