This program follows the personal journey of one Aboriginal family who suffered terrible trauma, grief and loss through this policy of forced separation. Cry from the Heart presents the story of an Aboriginal family who were forcibly separated from their mother and placed in institutions. One of the children, Alice, returns to here home in Tinga. After the death of her husband, her children are placed in foster care. Her son, Chris, tells his story of alienation, abuse and loss and of his decision to turn his life around.