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Navigating My Way to a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the 1960s: A Care Leaver's Journey

Karen Laura-Lee Wilson


Karen was 7 years old when she was dropped off by her mother to an orphanage in Brisbane, Queensland. She wasn't there for long but the negative impact has been life long. Karen was awarded a scholarship to attend university in 1960; university wasn't easy by she persisted and by 1969 was a qualified librarian.

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