First word - Marion Halligan: Maintaining the rage

By Marion Halligan
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:46pm, first published November 25 2014 - 11:32am

On day not long ago my sister said something to me that had a profound effect. Perhaps surprisingly, since it probably doesn't seem such an earth-shaking thing. She said that had she been a boy she would have had to go to Vietnam, since her birthday came up in the conscription ballot.

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