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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 2 October 2018.

Owen Dolan, Part 1 of 2. Summary: To Hawera after mother died. Thought grandmother was his mother. Catholic community. School experience, at primary all the teachers were nuns. Protestant-Catholic relationships. Visits to Palmerston North in the war. Step-siblings. Highschool, then trained for priesthood. Got rheumatic fever in wartime epidemic. American troops, smoking. Blackouts. Limited impact of war, deaths of ex-pupils. Boarding school food. Teachers.

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Audio
Date
October 2, 2018
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COMM1550125745
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IMCA Digital Archive

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oral history,
priesthood,
rheumatic fever,
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