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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 18th February 2020. Part 2 of 2.  Don’s early childhood, lost 2 mothers in childbirth, then father died, raised by step-mother. Siblings, family relationships. Moved from Ashburton to a farm in the far north for a year, then Auckland. Had to leave school, part-time university study for commerce degree. Transferred to Dunedin. 1956 set up own business. Independent loss adjusters. Amalgamations. Work still very similar. Lloyds. Interesting aspects of the work. Work ethics. 

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Don Bird part 2: Childhood a working life - Manawatu Conversations
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February 18, 2020

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childhood 1930s-40s,
loss adjuster,
oral history,

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