Mary O'Hagan  [image: Gareth Watkins]

Mary O'Hagan

Mary O'Hagan(October 2010)

In this podcast Mary talks about growing up and mental health issues.

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"I grew up as a little girl in the 1960s, and in those days there was a lot of pressure on little girls to play with tea sets and dolls and wear dresses and things like that, and I found that I wasn't really oriented towards those things. In fact, I was much more interested in wearing shorts and playing with guns - I loved guns! - and running around outdoors and doing very active things. So that set up a real tension in my childhood, and I suppose that one of the best encapsulations of that tension is... read full transcript

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