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Thread #4561 Message #2252811
Posted By: GUEST,Gerry
03-Feb-08 - 07:57 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Mothers, Daughters, Wives (Judy Small)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Mothers, Daughters, Wives (Judy Small
It's very strange to see being a descendant of a First Fleet arrival likened to the D. A. R.
Those who arrived on the First Fleet were convicts, transported to a penal colony. For most of Australian history, this was considered to be a stain, something to be hidden, not something to be proud of.