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Freddie Mannix

Male | 50s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 35

EXTRACT: So dedicated am I that I begin to dress as Santa on me days off. Yep, it’s true. Going down the shops, the TAB, the local Chinese, the pokies. Everywhere I go I spread joy and happiness. I am a rock star, the Pope and Elvis all rolled into one. It is the most amazing feeling, like nothing I’ve ever experienced before. Total love, worship, adoration. Instant recognition and fame.


Female | Teen | Under 3 minutes
Starts on page 46

EXTRACT: Christmas is a bit of a hit and miss thing in our family. My mum gets hit when my dad is drunk or high. And it’s a day my sisters and I prefer to miss. Except for this one Christmas. That’s a special memory. One I won’t let go of in a hurry.