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Return to a secret country

Posted by seumasach on November 28, 2009

John Pilger

New Statesman

26th November, 2009


I remember the boys dressed in army surplus, the girls in hessian, silhouettes framed in beach shanties, staring across an abyss. You were not meant to talk about them. They were not counted in the census, unlike the sheep, and anyway were dirty and feckless and dying off.

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