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Stella

Female | 40s | Under 3 minutes
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EXTRACT: And every woman from Goulburn to Grassmere, Melbourne to Mittagong, every woman storming into this sparkling new century, waving at this baby nation, every woman, whether she knows it, or wants it, or dreams that it's possible, every one has a purpose - to be a breathing, watching, about-to-pounce life force, pushed on by the prize in sight, the shaking of the iron gates, the spirit gathering momentum in the pit of her lungs, the glowing, aching, almost touchable view to the stretching horizon out there in the distance, waiting to be caught and captured.