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Debbie Singh – You’ll Never Walk Alone

August 1st, 2006 · No Comments


In 1997, Debbie Singh received a phone call from her mother that would change her life forever. It concerned a letter from Debbie’s adopted brother John, who was in Thailand.

“Dear Mum, Sorry it’s taken so long to write but I’ve been putting it off until it had been so long I didn’t know where to begin. I’m in prison…Sorry if it’s a bit of a shock…”

Despite his claims that he had been set up, it transpired that John had been collared in Bangkok trying to fence a traveler’s check for the sum of AUD$1,000, and was on remand awaiting trial. For this relatively petty crime he was sentenced to 10 years in prison, to be served at Bangkok’s notorious Klong Prem prison, aka the “Bangkok Hilton. ” read more…

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