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Australia Tweaks Anthem to Recognize Indigenous History

The words “we are young and free” were changed to “we are one and free.”
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/dec/31/we-are-one-and-free-australian-anthem-to-change-in-attempt-to-recognise-indigenous-history

Prime Minister Scott Morrison makes the announcement on New Year’s Eve saying the minor change will help foster a ‘spirit of unity’ after a challenging 2020The Australian government will remove a reference to the country being “young and free” in the national anthem, amid concerns the existing wording overlooks the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that stretches back tens of thousands of years.The
Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/31/world/australia/national-anthem-change.html

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