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From Horse and Carts to Sputniks: My First Eighteen and a Half Years

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I was born in Cobar, on 12 June 1939, and left
there when I was only two weeks old. I think
my mother and I went to Winbar Station where my
father was breaking in brumbies for saddle stock
horses, for the station hands on the property, to use
for mustering. My fathers name was John Bernard
Noonan (he was known as Jack), and my mothers
name was Laura; her maiden name was Blacker (in
her later years, my mother became known as Lorna).

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