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At 99, a great-grandmother and her family love the ‘give-life country’ (The Sydney Morning Herald)

16 June 20140 comments

Ali Nesha made unreported history when she arrived at Christmas Island in May last year, at 98 the oldest asylum seeker to attempt to come to Australia by boat without an invitation.

She made a bit more last December when, as the oldest resident of an Australian immigration detention centre, inmates and staff at Brisbane’s low-security facility celebrated her 99th birthday with a cake and song.

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