Where’s my girl?

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  • Published 20070504
  • ISBN: 9780733321221
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

Milli was born able to hold her head up, and kept this ability. She had sheeny, topaz eyes, dark hair and I loved her so much I let the doctor in the hospital give her a Hepatitis B vaccine containing mercury because I couldn’t bear to think of my girl catching a disease.

As an infant, she laughed at everything. She carried armloads of teddy bears, kissing and cooing over them. She said her first word – “tickle” – at four and a half months. She drew scribble pictures and pushed cars around the rugs. She made us smug, our strange, clever girl.

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Jennifer Kremmer

Jennifer Kremmer grew up in Sydney and studied at Newcastle University and the University of Technology Sydney.In 1998 she won the Australian/Vogel Award with...

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