People who were sterilized by the state tell their stories – Raleigh News & Observer

RALEIGH — The stories of about a dozen people who were sterilized in a state-sponsored program were shared today with a governor-appointed task force that will recommend ways to compensate them.

The victims came from as far away as Georgia to tell secrets that they have kept for decades. Since former Gov. Mike Easley apologized to the victims in 2002, no forms of compensation have taken place.

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