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by Hedley Johnson
Selwyn Bowman Johnson was born in Wondai on 30 July 1955 to Bowman and Edith Johnson, where mum would later nickname him her 'black prince'. He was the first of the family to be born outside an Aboriginal reserve (Cherbourg). After our parents were granted exemption from the Act, Dad always said he was the first to be born free.
Dad moved across the state following railway work and always...
"Police just took our kids at the point of their guns"
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