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Recollections of Early School Days by Stan O'Loughlin

 
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Recollections of Early School Days by Stan O'Loughlin
by Jackie Petrie - Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 3:21 PM
 

My first day at Marcellin was the beginning of Term 2 just after the May holidays in 1951. My life until then had been closeted. Even then at the age of eight, I had never been exposed to the real world and was not sent to school until seven because my parents thought they were protecting me from the poliomyelitis epidemic.