Our witness and historical advisor Norman Parker was a Barnardo’s boy who was evacuated during the war. He is very proud of his past and how Barnardo’s helped him become an aircraft engineer. During this process he also learned how to cut 40 slices of bread twice a day which he’s very proud to share. Here’s a small section of video telling the story whilst visiting his daughter’s sculpture workshop.
This great organisation is still operating today after 150 years, looking after the welfare of children.