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Breaking Away

Mentions breaking away from parents traditional labour vote.

Father was distraught when Delwin said she was going to England at 21.

"They all came up to the ship to see me off, you know your friends all bused up or got rides the best way they could. And you all joined stockings together, and you held out one end. It was the longest stocking rope, and you held on, this was your link. The ship siren was going, they were crying, and I was looking around and this huge voice boomed across the sea, "whatever you do, don't bring back a Pom" : And that was my father so what did I do???"


Tape 2 Side 2

Says that she only rang home once while in England (2 years). Mainly wrote letters.