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Canberra Times
'Scary' author Lionel Shriver claims 'I am anti-authoritarian to my marrow'Kevin. Photo: Supplied In her imagined US, rampant political correctness mean
'Scary' author Lionel Shriver claims 'I am anti-authoritarian to my marrow'
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Kevin. Photo: Supplied In her imagined US, rampant political correctness mean people now dial 1 for Spanish and 2 for English. The country's first Latino President, Dante Alvarado, conducts press conferences in his native language. Although... Read more
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The Age
'Scary' author Lionel Shriver claims 'I am anti-authoritarian to my marrow'Kevin. Photo: Supplied In her imagined US, rampant political correctness mean
'Scary' author Lionel Shriver claims 'I am anti-authoritarian to my marrow'
The Age / Posted 7 hours ago
Kevin. Photo: Supplied In her imagined US, rampant political correctness mean people now dial 1 for Spanish and 2 for English. The country's first Latino President, Dante Alvarado, conducts press conferences in his native language. Although... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Scary' author Lionel Shriver claims 'I am anti-authoritarian to my marrow'Kevin. Photo: Supplied In her imagined US, rampant political correctness mean
'Scary' author Lionel Shriver claims 'I am anti-authoritarian to my marrow'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Kevin. Photo: Supplied In her imagined US, rampant political correctness mean people now dial 1 for Spanish and 2 for English. The country's first Latino President, Dante Alvarado, conducts press conferences in his native language. Although... Read more
3 related stories
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WA Today
'Scary' author Lionel Shriver claims 'I am anti-authoritarian to my marrow'Kevin. Photo: Supplied In her imagined US, rampant political correctness mean
'Scary' author Lionel Shriver claims 'I am anti-authoritarian to my marrow'
WA Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Kevin. Photo: Supplied In her imagined US, rampant political correctness mean people now dial 1 for Spanish and 2 for English. The country's first Latino President, Dante Alvarado, conducts press conferences in his native language. Although... Read more
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express
The Saturday briefing: Knowledge is powerBobby Charlton is the only English footballer to have been a member of four Wor
The Saturday briefing: Knowledge is power
express / Posted 15 hours ago
Bobby Charlton is the only English footballer to have been a member of four World Cup squads Q: IS Bobby Charlton the only English footballer to have been a member of four World Cup squads?Ken Keigher, Eccles, Manchester A: INDEED he is, though he... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Banality of Evil and the Ivory-Tower Masterminds of the 1953 coup d'etat in Iranfor twenty-five years afterwards they facilitated the narrative spin about what
The Banality of Evil and the Ivory-Tower Masterminds of the 1953 coup d'etat in Iran
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 hours ago
for twenty-five years afterwards they facilitated the narrative spin about what had happened. Abrahamian specifically names A.K.S. Lambton, R.C. Zaehner, Peter Avery and George Lenczowski, to name just four. He concludes the chapter with this... Read more
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express
The people who survived Hiroshima: stories behind the dropping of the first atomic bombwas turning her head to speak to the girl at the next desk.” By exposing the f
The people who survived Hiroshima: stories behind the dropping of the first atomic bomb
express / Posted 18 hours ago
was turning her head to speak to the girl at the next desk.” By exposing the full horror of radioactive fallout and giving names to faceless foes who had until that point been collectively known as “the yellow peril” it struck a chord with victor... Read more
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metro
Would Mustafi & Koscielny make the best CB partnership in the Prem?Cup-winning squad in 2014. Still only 24, Mustafi already has plenty of experi
Would Mustafi & Koscielny make the best CB partnership in the Prem?
metro / Posted 19 hours ago
Cup-winning squad in 2014. Still only 24, Mustafi already has plenty of experience that should help him adjust well to English football and the extra demands of playing in the Champions League, and his potential partnership with Laurent... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Down in the valley, up on the ridgethe Turkish expression melun can, meaning “cursed soul”, or from melungo, a Wes
Down in the valley, up on the ridge
Namibia Economist / Posted 22 hours ago
the Turkish expression melun can, meaning “cursed soul”, or from melungo, a West African term for shipmate. Or from an old English word for trickery found in Spenser’s “The Faerie Queene”. One of the most widespread beliefs is that they are... Read more
22h
PGA European Tour
Grandstand tickets on sale for British MastersBritish golf fans will be given the opportunity to get even closer to former Wo
Grandstand tickets on sale for British Masters
PGA European Tour / Posted 22 hours ago
British golf fans will be given the opportunity to get even closer to former World Number One Luke Donald, Olympics hero Justin Rose and the stars of the European Tour, as 18th grandstand tickets for the British Masters supported by Sky Sports go on... Read more
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Football365
Man United need Rooney to point and shoutevidently performs his captaincy task exactly how our managers have wanted, thu
Man United need Rooney to point and shout
Football365 / Posted yesterday
evidently performs his captaincy task exactly how our managers have wanted, thus why he is still chosen as one of the first names on the team sheet. Al (ear muffs at the ready) Williams Reasons to be cheerful Admittedly Perez isn’t exactly... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
SUTTON UNITED: Doswell writes... England's footballers have a lot of making up to dohe loses a couple of games, I cannot see him getting an easy ride from England
SUTTON UNITED: Doswell writes... England's footballers have a lot of making up to do
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
he loses a couple of games, I cannot see him getting an easy ride from England fans. Should he have got the job? Probably, given the paucity of choices and those names now out of the frame. We have lost Glenn Hoddle because of his unusual views... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Press Conference of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (August 21, 2016)years as a prosecutor was a learning process of arriving at proofs. Now the se
Press Conference of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (August 21, 2016)
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
years as a prosecutor was a learning process of arriving at proofs. Now the second round, I would be mentioning again the names of the police and most of the senior officials of the police PNP and some judges. But in between, far and wide in this... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Nelson Oliveira completes Canaries medicalwivenhoebudgie; sometimes a great notion, you merry prankster. Let's sign a who
Nelson Oliveira completes Canaries medical
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
wivenhoebudgie; sometimes a great notion, you merry prankster. Let's sign a whole team of players with "Nelson" in their names. We've already had Michael Nelson. If we could find one called Wíllíe, it'd be Crazy not to snap him up. I had a wall... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Can a porn star-turned-Bollywood actress teach India to be cool about sex?fortunate and I have more people that have been supportive. ... "I'm not here
Can a porn star-turned-Bollywood actress teach India to be cool about sex?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
fortunate and I have more people that have been supportive. ... "I'm not here to preach anything at all. My goal is, I was given a chance to shoot mainstream cinema. OK, it's not in English. OK, it's halfway across the world. But it's something... Read more
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give me sport
Manchester United fans trolled hard during Champions League draw [Best Tweets]below:The draw Leicester City appeared to take Manchester United's role in the
Manchester United fans trolled hard during Champions League draw [Best Tweets]
give me sport / Posted yesterday
below:The draw Leicester City appeared to take Manchester United's role in the draw, getting the easiest of all the English clubs. As they were in the first pot, known as the champion's pot, they were always going to avoid the biggest clubs... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Convicted of assault and accused of rape, star player received raft of second chancesHart, the defensive-line coach, had police contacts who would tell him when pla
Convicted of assault and accused of rape, star player received raft of second chances
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Hart, the defensive-line coach, had police contacts who would tell him when players were in trouble. Other coaches had names of attorneys players could contact. One lawyer stood out: Mike Hunsinger, a UW alumnus and longtime fan. In time,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima, Espino: Drug matrix ‘laughable’accusations and the worst matrix of all time. Even a 12-year-old can draw such
De Lima, Espino: Drug matrix ‘laughable’
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
accusations and the worst matrix of all time. Even a 12-year-old can draw such a thing,” De Lima said. “May typo, wrong English, have you seen anything like this and the President will publicize it? It’s hastily prepared so the President would... Read more
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sportsmole
Hull City vs. Manchester United13 senior players remain fit with less than a week of the transfer window left
Hull City vs. Manchester United
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
13 senior players remain fit with less than a week of the transfer window left to run. Hull have been linked with numerous names in the past week or so, including the likes of Micah Richards, Salvatore Sirigu and Ryan Mason, who are all reportedly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Of 'Dog-Naming' and the Lawmerely that a lawyer knows "where to find the law". In truth people do -and ha
Of 'Dog-Naming' and the Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
merely that a lawyer knows "where to find the law". In truth people do -and have the right to- give their pet dogs any names, including those usually borne by humans -like Jegede, Adamu, Okoro or Ekaite. The test of whether they do so in... Read more
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Newsmax
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in Americaone of the world’s most influential business theorists. In 2015, he won the Edi
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in America
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
one of the world’s most influential business theorists. In 2015, he won the Edison Achievement Award — a prestigious award given to world leaders in innovation. Previous winners include Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Ted Turner, and Bill Marriott. 6.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Ukraine's Long-Smoldering War for IndependenceOn any given night in Kiev, you can pass the time in one of the city’s popular
Ukraine's Long-Smoldering War for Independence
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
On any given night in Kiev, you can pass the time in one of the city’s popular new watering holes, descend into the basement of the old cinema to enter a Brooklyn-style speakeasy, or sip a $10 cocktail on the rooftop of a trendy music hall, where... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Can porn star-turned-Bollywood actress Sunny Leone teach India to be cool about sex?fortunate and I have more people that have been supportive…. “I’m not here to
Can porn star-turned-Bollywood actress Sunny Leone teach India to be cool about sex?
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
fortunate and I have more people that have been supportive…. “I’m not here to preach anything at all. My goal is, I was given a chance to shoot mainstream cinema. OK, it’s not in English. OK, it’s halfway across the world. But it’s something... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The mystery of the Melungeonsthe Turkish expression melun can, meaning “cursed soul”, or from melungo, a Wes
The mystery of the Melungeons
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
the Turkish expression melun can, meaning “cursed soul”, or from melungo, a West African term for shipmate. Or from an old English word for trickery found in Spenser’s “The Faerie Queene”. One of the most widespread beliefs is that they are... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
25 amazing fact you probably didn't know about Ukrainewhere an Austrian-Hungarian (who once ruled over the territory) obelisk marks t
25 amazing fact you probably didn't know about Ukraine
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
where an Austrian-Hungarian (who once ruled over the territory) obelisk marks the spot.7. It’s not The Ukraine The English-speaking world commonly referred to the country as The Ukraine. That is, until independence in 1991 when the West... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lettersher expert knowledge on the objective and subjective uses of I and me. However
Letters
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
her expert knowledge on the objective and subjective uses of I and me. However, she must have been absent the day her English teacher covered redundancies. "Refer back," used twice in last week's column, is almost as grating to the educated... Read more
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Soccer Lens
Will Manchester United sign Liverpool outcast Mario Balotelli?Reds since moving in 2014 from AC Milan, scoring just once. According to the r
Will Manchester United sign Liverpool outcast Mario Balotelli?
Soccer Lens / Posted 2 days ago
Reds since moving in 2014 from AC Milan, scoring just once. According to the rumours, Balotelli’s agent Mino Raiola has given priority to the Premier League clubs for the player’s next move, and Man United are one of the names on the list. Jose... Read more
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The Hindu
What’s in a name? Plentyand Mumbai will result in a waste of money and cause confusion Recently, a Bil
What’s in a name? Plenty
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
and Mumbai will result in a waste of money and cause confusion Recently, a Bill was moved in Parliament to change the names of the three Charter High Courts of Bombay, Calcutta and Madras to Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. The only reason given... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish writer held hostage by Shi’ite militiamen released 26 years todayformerly kidnapped and held hostage by fundamentalist Shi’ite militiamen in Bei
Irish writer held hostage by Shi’ite militiamen released 26 years today
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
formerly kidnapped and held hostage by fundamentalist Shi’ite militiamen in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1986 while he was teaching English at the American University. In memory of 26 years since his release on August 24, 1990, we look back on his... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Grozny Tourist Bureau, a short story by Anthony MarraStill, Beijing must be grim if they’re vacationing in Chechnya. “We’ll reach G
The Grozny Tourist Bureau, a short story by Anthony Marra
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Still, Beijing must be grim if they’re vacationing in Chechnya. “We’ll reach Grozny in ten minutes,” I announce to them in English. The translator sits in the passenger seat. He’s a stalk-thin man with a head of hair so black and lustrous it looks... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sarah Sands: Leaving the EU is now looking like an opportunitybut treaties may not be as fiendishly difficult as first thought. Maybe we can
Sarah Sands: Leaving the EU is now looking like an opportunity
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
but treaties may not be as fiendishly difficult as first thought. Maybe we can use the EU template but just cross out the names of the other countries? I would not underestimate the knowledge and experience of trade negotiators but they are not... Read more
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NBC News
California aims to increase community voices through voting districtsthan it did 25 years ago, according to U.S. Census data. Incomes have dropped b
California aims to increase community voices through voting districts
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
than it did 25 years ago, according to U.S. Census data. Incomes have dropped by about a third. Fewer people speak English. For Gonzales, who oversees the town's school district as superintendent, the area has undergone another significant... Read more
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NBC News
California Law Seeks to Amplify Community Voices Through Voting Districtsthan it did 25 years ago, according to U.S. Census data. Incomes have dropped b
California Law Seeks to Amplify Community Voices Through Voting Districts
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
than it did 25 years ago, according to U.S. Census data. Incomes have dropped by about a third. Fewer people speak English. For Gonzales, who oversees the town's school district as superintendent, the area has undergone another significant... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016Prime Minister arrange for the review of the wadeable standard and the national
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Prime Minister arrange for the review of the wadeable standard and the national policy standard for fresh water management, given his agreement that the cleaner the water before treatment, the cleaner it is at the tap?Rt Hon JOHN KEY: No. Metiria... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
New Bern writers bring story of The Embers to TVFilming was by McBryde Films, a subsidiary of he and Benners’ publishing firm M
New Bern writers bring story of The Embers to TV
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Filming was by McBryde Films, a subsidiary of he and Benners’ publishing firm McBryde Publishing. Crayton and Benners were given full access to the band, traveling with them and also interviewing past members. “Of all the people who have been... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Did the experimental cancer drug 3-Bromopyruvate (3-BP) cause the deaths of cancer patients at a German alternative medicine clinic?in different parts of the word with—shall we say?—somewhat less rigorous laws a
Did the experimental cancer drug 3-Bromopyruvate (3-BP) cause the deaths of cancer patients at a German alternative medicine clinic?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 5 days ago
in different parts of the word with—shall we say?—somewhat less rigorous laws and regulations than the US. Most commonly, given the proximity to the US, the clinics that have drawn my attention are located in Mexico, most commonly right across the... Read more
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The New Yorker
Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandaloutside Russia. On the Moscow markets, this sleight of hand had a nickname: kon
Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandal
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
outside Russia. On the Moscow markets, this sleight of hand had a nickname: konvert, which means “envelope” and echoes the English verb “convert.” In the English-language media, the scheme has become known as “mirror trading.” Mirror trades are... Read more
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Orange County Register
Team USA dismantles a defenseless Serbia, and that's the naked truthhad no one from the Denver Nuggets, just one indication of how serious the Amer
Team USA dismantles a defenseless Serbia, and that's the naked truth
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
had no one from the Denver Nuggets, just one indication of how serious the Americans were about winning this thing. Even given that tight 94-91 pool play decision, Serbia winning Sunday just wasn’t going to happen. Speaking in a thick accent,... Read more
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USA Today
A German wine trail for first-time visitorsleaning over the steep crest of the Mosel Valley’s fabled Piesporter Goldtröpfc
A German wine trail for first-time visitors
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
leaning over the steep crest of the Mosel Valley’s fabled Piesporter Goldtröpfchen vineyards. Below, the region’s namesake river slips around a wide curve with such stillness and grace, it appears a watercolor of dappled blue and green.... Read more
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DW
Singapore PM suffers spell during live televised speech |resuming his speech, Lee emphasized the importance of an orderly leadership suc
Singapore PM suffers spell during live televised speech |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
resuming his speech, Lee emphasized the importance of an orderly leadership succession, but did not mention the names of potential successors. "Nothing that has happened has changed my timetable or my resolve to press on with a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rio Olympics: Favorite memoriesChierighini I go to swimming Aug. 9, fishing for a story. A Sao Paulo native n
Rio Olympics: Favorite memories
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Chierighini I go to swimming Aug. 9, fishing for a story. A Sao Paulo native named Marcelo Chierighini is not given much of a chance to qualify for the 100-meter freestyle final, but he surges to the lead in the semis. The Brazilian... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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The Young Witness
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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Western Advocate
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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Manning River Times
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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The North West Star
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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The Border Mail
Life in prison: what's it really like?about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to
Life in prison: what's it really like?
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
about each step of her life and would become the first member of her family to go to university (she studied theatre and English and then did a diploma of education at the University of NSW). "I had tried to cultivate an air of sophistication,"... Read more
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