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Dr Teresita Canja

A Sight To Behold

SHE HAS COOKED FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN, PAID HOME VISITS TO THE ELDERLY, COUNSELLED DISTRESSED CALLERS AT LIFELINE AND NOW SORTS THE CLOTHES RACKS FOR THE SALVATION ARMY SALVOS STORE. ASTOUNDINGLY, VAL

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Mita Barot

A MOVING TALE Migrating to a foreign country is never easy yet for thousands of new arrivals every year, Australia is a very foreign country. Our freedoms, informality and way of life are, quite liter...
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Oscar and Ester Viola

Oscar and Ester Viola, Volunteers at Seven Hills Salvos Store  “We arrived in Australia from the Philippines in 1989.  We’ve worked hard in the retail and banking industries an...
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Tae Woo Kang

Tae Woo Kang, Volunteer at Seven Hills Salvos Store  “I was born in Korea and our family migrated overseas when I was 11 years old. I am a uni student and volunteer at Salvos Stores two to...
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Sophaly Phok

Sophaly Phok, Volunteer at Canley Heights Salvos Store  Nicked name Sophie.  “I arrived in Australia in 1983. I lost all my family members in Cambodia.  Six sisters and a brother...
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Marian Kaczorowski

Marian Kaczorowski, Store Manager from Campbelltown  “I arrived in Australia in 1981 from Poland.  One day I saw an advertisement in the window while walking past Ingleburn Salvos St...
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Grace Zhu

Grace Zhu, Store Manager at North Parramatta Salvos Store  “I came from Shanghai, a growing city of many millions where things are bright, glossy and beautiful.  You can imagine it is...
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Lan Hoa Ha

Lan Hoa Ha, Volunteer at Canley Heights Salvos Store  “All my colleagues call me Flower because it is very difficult to pronounce my Vietnamese name ‘Hoa’.  I love it be...
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Dr Teresita Canja

Dr Teresita Canja, Volunteer at Seven Hills Salvos Store  “I am a retired General Practitioner from The Philippines.  By volunteering at Salvos Stores I have learned to live a simple...
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