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Amal Basry fled Iraq and 18 months later the boat she was on sank en route to Australia. 353 people drowned. Amal survived by clinging to the floating body of a dead woman for 22 hours.
Pregnant at 15 in England and dispatched to an institution where she was hidden away and arrangements made for the subsequent adoption of her baby, filmmaker Steve Thomasâ?? twin sister, Val, spent the next 25 years not knowing where her child was.