Phyllis Pitchford was walking to the store for sweets the first time she experienced racism

By Jackson Worthington
Updated September 6 2020 - 5:46am, first published 3:00am
FAMILY: Aunty Phyllis with her niece Warena Burgess at her home in Launceston. Picture: Neil Richardson
FAMILY: Aunty Phyllis with her niece Warena Burgess at her home in Launceston. Picture: Neil Richardson

When Phyllis Pitchford was about 11 she took a trip to Flinders Island with her father, uncle and cousin. Being young children Phyllis and her friend wanted to go to the store and get some sweets.

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