Peedie William was born in Orkney in 1956, the eldest of seven children. He was brought up suffering mental and physical abuse by a violent drunken father who never acknowledged that he was his son. A childhood lived in fear and humiliation, at the hands of a man who was capable of evil and sadistic acts. A childhood lost, and the struggles to overcome the mental anguish inflicted on him throughout his young life.
Published: 8 January 2016