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A Tangata Turi whakapapa ki Ōtautahi

Margaret Duncan was born in te tai rāwhiti to parents Archie and Laura Duncan and, as a baby, was struck by scarlet fever. At a time when antibiotics were not readily available, she was lucky to survive, but was left profoundly Deaf. Yet to describe her Deafness as a loss seems at odds with the proud woman who became known for her work bringing so much gain to the Deaf community of Aotearoa.

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