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Mabo home
...we had a cry...
'For Koiki it was terrible. He got his packet of smokes and screwed them up and threw them in the bin and after that he went so quiet. They pulled the curtain around him and we had a cry and then we got back to the kids and told them. And so we had him home for Christmas. He came home and had Christmas with everybody.'

Keywords: cancer, death, Eddie Mabo's Death, 21/01/1992, family, 1991

Bonita Mabo interviewed by Trevor Graham, 1996.
Author: Graham, Trevor
© Film Australia
Source: Mabo, Bonita