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How Easter Is Celebrated Around the World

Easter is celebrated in different ways all over the world. Many Australian’s will use this four day weekend to escape the city and enjoy time by the beach or camping in the bush. It is generally the last few days of nice weather as summer days are slowly fading away. From reading crime books to hanging up and beating Judas straw dolls, every country has their own unique tradition and customs. Brazil Brazil is a deeply religious country and the Brazlians celebrate Easter Old Testament style.

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My Life Changing Kokoda Experience

1969-I was born in the year 1969, a child born into a housing commission family, living in the Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows. My childhood was a happy one; an era when children would roam the streets, coming in on dark, barefoot and often bleeding, covered in dust, the treasured bike left on the nature-strip in the frantic race to beat the dusk curfew. We didn’t have much but wanted for even less. A Friday school lunch order was a sign of affluence. My favourite subjects at school were recess and lunch, a chance to re-enact battles from the World Wars, or combat a young Carl Williams to win a game of marbles.

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Father and Son Trek

Father Son Adventures It was minus 27C outside and close to that inside the tea house. I lay there on my back, snug in my sleeping bag, watching my breathe billow out of my mouth as I exhaled. From a few feet away I heard “Hey Dad I can see my breath!” It was my son Max, laying in his bed doing exactly what I was doing, observing how cold it was in our room. I looked over with a smile on my face, to see him puffing away. The apple really doesn't fall far from the tree.

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