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Our Place - Kings Cross - Glad Willis

Our Place - Kings Cross - Glad Willis

Glad tells of the sights and sounds of the Cross and the city, and of the characters who lived at the Cross when she was young. Glad lived in a terrace house in Victoria Street, and later she lived in...

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Our Place - Kings Cross - Pat Nicks

Our Place - Kings Cross - Pat Nicks

Pat's parents separated when she was five, with no official or financial support systems in existence her mother placed Pat and her sister, Faith, in a boarding school at Parramatta, where they spent two years before moving to The Cross...

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Our Place - Kings Cross and Paddington - Cliff Fogarty

Our Place - Kings Cross and Paddington - Cliff Fogarty

“My mother revelled in The Cross. … She didn’t seem to notice the brothels, … that was part of the scenery. … she loved the freedom that the city gave”. Cliff’s parents moved to Sydney from the country. Cliff’s father...

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