Jane Campbell: Bloody Minded
Here Jane describes how her attitude has helped her to survive.
TranscriptI hate anything that even hints at segregation because I know what it does to the individual. I mean, it could have destroyed me. You know, I could have gone two ways; I could have become a victim and a dependent kind of static person or I could have rebelled, and thank God, you know, I’m one of the most bloody minded people that I’ve ever met.
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