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These Year 12s are the first to finish school in their remote community in 13 years

With students around Australia preparing to complete their education in what has been a year like no other, seven young people from the remote Indigenous community of Wadeye in the Northern Territory have celebrated their graduation against the odds.

“I’m not the type of girl who sits at home,” is 17-year-old Mary Pupuli response when asked why she wanted to graduate high school.

  • Samantha Allemann
  • SBS News

Mary, who is from the Ma Thawurr clan, is one of seven Year 12 …

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