The land across the sea - poem

Lisa loves writing poetry and this is but one example....a story of a 6 year old  
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A funny story of survival

A funny story of survival
Lisa tells a humourous story of survival from her childhood........
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Harvesting broccoli with my sister

Harvesting broccoli with my sister
Lisa spent her early years in Italy.  She was one of 10 children and they shared everything, including the clothes they wore.  She tells an amusing story of the day she and one of her sisters went to pick broccoli from the family vege patch.
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Preparing for the journey to Australia

Preparing for the journey to Australia
Pat relays how she learned in 1946 at the age of 13 that she may be selected to journey to Australia to live,  She spent the next couple of years learning about Australia and overcoming her fears about such a long journey. On 17th December 1948 she left Nazareth House, her...
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My Family (continued)

My Family (continued)
Lisa continues the inspiring story of her family .....
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From Italy to Australia

Lisa talks about her early life in Italy and how her family emmigrated from Italy to Australia, paying their own way and coping with the notorious "White Australia" policy. She talks about her parent being gaoled in Italy for opposing Fascism and how she and her siblings lived off the land...
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