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Karen refugees put pool skills to work in Werribee (Wyndham Weekly)

10 April 20140 comments

Six years after their first swimming lessons, Karen refugees Soo Hlaing Pethan and Ree Say Kunoo (pictured) have started work as lifeguards at Werribee’s outdoor pool.

Since arriving in Wyndham after spending years in a refugee camp on the Thai-Burmese border, the 16-year-olds have also taken up competitive swimming with the Wyndham Sharks.

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