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Mam, my daughter Cathryn and her friend Heidi will be staying with Jill
Robert in Sydney around the 6th of July. Best of luck on all your exams,
Jeanne


Wayne & Marianne Rose wrote:
> 
> G'day guys! I have not yet resubscribed, one bioscience exam done
> (bloody hard it was too!) Three more exams next week. Thought the
> following info. might be helpful to some. Take care of you all, thinking
> of you all the time. much love
> Mam
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