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Beryl Burrowes

"I'm a very lucky lady"

From Hardship to Happiness: Beryl Reflects on a Life of Highs and Lows

In this poignant video, Beryl opens up about her challenging upbringing overshadowed by domestic violence. Forced to mature beyond her years, she took on the role of caregiver for her younger sisters at just 12 years old. Beryl’s optimistic outlook and inner strength guided her through adversity, shaping her into the remarkable woman she is today.

Beryl is joined by her husband Jim, a fellow centenarian, as they reminisce about 73 years together, offering a glimpse into their enduring bond and shared triumphs.

Age in Video
100 years
Date of Birth
27th December 1923
Place of Birth
Benalla, Victoria, Australia
Thanks To

Robert Burrowes, Cath Burrowes

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