I got the COVID swab and my son was braver than me

Ben Langford
Updated April 30 2020 - 6:24pm, first published 6:20pm
Leadership: 12-year-old son takes the swab stoically.
Leadership: 12-year-old son takes the swab stoically.

Your columnist isn't the only one who finds it remarkable how easily most Australians have gone along with the COVID restrictions.Sure, they're necessary to stop many people, mostly elderly, from dying. But since when were people so willing to be unselfish?

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Ben Langford

Ben Langford


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