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    Australians are a fantastic bunch of people but the attention can be overwhelming for someone like me. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I definitely do things on my terms, it may not seem that way but I actually do. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I don't have a lot of regrets in my life. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I don't like people looking at me; I hate the attention. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I feel like I've reached an age where I can relax a little bit with the knowledge of what I've been through, take all that experience and use it. I love the challenge of trying to get back to where I've been, and beyond it. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I have a friend who, if she has a bad hair day, it affects her whole mood because it is part of her sexuality, her confidence. I don't have that problem any more. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I like being in the workforce; it keeps me grounded. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I like looking feminine and I enjoy being a role model. I enjoy being a woman. It all comes down to having the confidence to be who you are. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I made my first Australian senior team when I was 16, first Olympics when I was 19, and I retired. I'm 32, I retired four years ago, so a good third of my life or nearly a third of my life has been all about running. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I make no apologies. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I took only twice a time-out, once, when I was hurt, and a second time, when I much felt I was exhausted out of personal reasons. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I want to keep my private life private. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I was always surrounded by expectation from the very first race I ran as a 5-year-old. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I was going to shave it. It went in two parts. I got a bob first but it kept falling all over my face. Then it was off, short. The main reason it was long was because my mother cut it short when I was little and I was trying to make up for that. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I was running since I was 10. Since grade one at school people looked at me and thought, oh gosh she can really run, she's a natural. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I would definitely take on that role, taking a stand on issues, like the government giving an apology or acknowledging indigenous people. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    I've had my fair share of being dismissed. But I'm only about to turn 30. And when I finish running, I'm going to be a dangerous woman. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    Money makes life easier but I don't want to be rich, not at all. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    People could see in me who I am now, an Olympic champ, the best in the world. Cathy-FreemanCathy Freeman
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    The thing I do best is laugh. Cathy-Freeman/">Cathy Freeman
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    This occasion is personally very meaningful and I hope to visit Korea again if I have the chance. Cathy-Freeman/">Cathy Freeman
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    When I'm in a bad mood, I don't listen. Cathy-Freeman/">Cathy Freeman
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    With Alexander's cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor. Cathy-Freeman/">Cathy Freeman
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    You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable. Cathy-Freeman/">Cathy Freeman