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Doris Pilkington, author of "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence," poses
for a portrait in front of contemporary aboriginal art from
Ramingining, Australia, at the Asia Society in New York City.
Pilkington, 65, is herself an Australian Aborigine.

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