Oregon Experience

Coming Home: In the Shadow of Fairview

Clip: Season 15 Episode 1 | 3m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

Fairview Training Center was the state’s main institution for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Thousands of residents lived their entire lives within the institution walls, away from their loved ones. For many, when they died, their remains were left unclaimed and forgotten. Now, some of those former residents are finally making it home.

Aired: 12/14/20

Rating: NR

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