a great, great documentary about some of the folks who lived in the infamous willowbrook state school for the developmentally disabled, which was shut down in the 70's after being exposed.

a great, great documentary about some of the folks who lived in the infamous willowbrook state school for the developmentally disabled, which was shut down in the 70's after being exposed.

Willowbrook Baptist Kindergarten School, Huntsville... http://www.schoolswell.com/school/willowbrook-baptist-kindergarten-school-huntsville.html

Willowbrook Baptist Kindergarten School, Huntsville... http://www.schoolswell.com/school/willowbrook-baptist-kindergarten-school-huntsville.html

WARNING: graphic images of mentally and physically disabled children left in extreme states of neglect. "Willowbrook: The Last Great Disgrace"

WARNING: graphic images of mentally and physically disabled children left in extreme states of neglect. "Willowbrook: The Last Great Disgrace"

Willowbrook State School was a state-supported institution for children with intellectual disability located in the Willowbrook neighborhood on Staten Island in New York City from 1947 until 1987.

Willowbrook State School was a state-supported institution for children with intellectual disability located in the Willowbrook neighborhood on Staten Island in New York City from 1947 until 1987.

The state-supported institution on Staten Island, New York City opened in 1947, was a place where children with ‘intellectual disabilities’ were placed. Description from biancajchadda.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The state-supported institution on Staten Island, New York City opened in 1947, was a place where children with ‘intellectual disabilities’ were placed. Description from biancajchadda.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Willowbrook State School ... Shift+R improves the quality of this image. Shift+A improves the quality of all images on this page.

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As a reporter for WABC-TV in 1972, Geraldo Rivera slipped into the Willowbrook State School for the mentally retarded and exposed the dreadful conditions there. He won several awards for his efforts.

As a reporter for WABC-TV in 1972, Geraldo Rivera slipped into the Willowbrook State School for the mentally retarded and exposed the dreadful conditions there. He won several awards for his efforts.

One of the buildings of the Willowbrook State School on Staten Island that was in operation from the 1930s until it closed in 1987 due to allegations of abuse of the disabled.

One of the buildings of the Willowbrook State School on Staten Island that was in operation from the 1930s until it closed in 1987 due to allegations of abuse of the disabled.

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