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The expectation was I would get married and become a mother and settle down. We didn't have any role models. We saw teachers and doctors and nurses, but I'm not a teacher, and there was no possibility of being a doctor or a nurse. I had to work and find my own way.

The expectation was I would get married and become a mother and settle down. We didn't have any role models. We saw teachers and doctors and nurses, but I'm not a teacher, and there was no possibility of being a doctor or a nurse. I had to work and find my own way.


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Alexis Wright (born 25 November 1950)[2] is an Indigenous Australian writer best known for winning the Miles Franklin Award for her 2006 novel Carpentaria[3] and the 2018 Stella Prize for her "collective memoir" of Leigh Bruce "Tracker" Tilmouth.[4]



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