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Published on May 15, 2012

In 1945 seven year-old Joe Eggmolesse was diagnosed with Leprosy. He was taken from his family under police escort, transported by rail and sea over a thousand kilometres to Fantome Island where he was to be incarcerated for the next ten years.

The isolated tropical island off the North Queensland coast became home to a close-knit community of indigenous 'lepers' whose marginalized existence was conveniently hidden from white society and has until now remained absent from the mainstream historical record.

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