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Student asks “do we not bleed” in speech finals

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MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement

Headline: Student asks “do we not bleed” in speech finals

Year 13 student Hena Dugh of Hastings’ Girls High School has won the National Final of the Race Unity Speech Awards. Hena’s speech challenged us to recognise our common humanity, asking “If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you poison us, do we not die?”

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