It's been a long time coming but finally today the country of my birth did the right thing. The majority looked into their hearts and apologized for the harsh treatment that has been metered out to the original inhabitants during the European invasion of Australia.
On behalf of all Australians, the new elected Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, said sorry to the stolen generation in particular and to all aborigines in general for the excesses of Australia's white history.
It's a good day to be an Aussie.
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