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Peggy Pearson

Peggy Pearson migratred from Scotland with her husband and Children in 1961. She worked at the hostel in Cabramatta and recalls her time there.

Peggy Pearson: Nationalities? Now well at that time, the refugees and all that didn’t come till about ‘80, 1980. It seems such a long time now. But we had Yugoslavs and Polish, they were already there, and German. So you learnt to speak to them all, and you learnt the....

Jo Morris: Pick up parts of their language...

Peggy Pearson: Yes. And then put all the languages into one and get yourself in trouble! I did that.

 
 
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