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‘We need to share our stories, accept our stories, and write a new story together.’ - Billy Williams.
In recent years, the story of Bill Ferguson has been highlighted in the main street of Dubbo. While Martin Luther King and his 'I have a dream' speech is well known, Bill Ferguson and William Cooper and others who played similar roles on behalf of the Aboriginal people, are not. Paul and Riverbank Frank take as many opportunities as they can to tell the Bill Ferguson story in schools and groups of young people. Paul wrote this short story after speaking with Bill Ferguson's daughter Isabel.
'A curtain of steady late-winter rain swathes the evening sky. Dwarfed by the leaden expanse of cloud, three figures plod steadily along the sodden roadway, picking their way through the puddles. The man is a tall, erect figure, his muscular shoulders filling out his dark suit coat, water streams from the Fedora hat pulled firmly down over his eyes. The stripling boy struggles manfully with the battered suitcase, now and then swapping it from hand to hand, while his sister strides alongside her father, head held high, hair bedraggled, clutching a parcel of food wrapped in grease-proof paper. ( Read the rest by clicking on Read More.)
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