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Who am I? Guess to win a bottle of wine


About Lanno

I was born when Richard Nixon was running the show and I am still alive today.
I've had a wide range of employment from Public Service, Nursing, Parliamentary Assistant to a Senator in Canberra and Teaching.
I come from a large family of nine. 
I am the eldest of one set of twins in the family.
I have lived in Canberra, Coonamble and Merriwa.
I enjoy movies and the Academy Awards.
My favourite actress is Meryl Streep.



 


Nobody correctly answered last week's 'Who Am I?' brainteaser. Do you think this week's is easier?

To go in the draw to win a bottle of Helen & Joey Estate Layla Cabernet Merlot, all you have to do is tell me who I am, following the 10 clues I provide. 

Get this right and you could win two gorgeous bottles of red wine.

Get this right and you could win two gorgeous bottles of red wine. Picture: Shutterstock

Every week for 14 weeks  - until December 13, 2017 - a winner is drawn from all of the correct responses.

Nobody correctly guessed last week's Who Am I? The answer was Ella Fitzgerald.

Maybe this week's puzzle will be a little easier. So, here goes ....

Who Am I?

  • I was born when Woodrow ran the US and died when it was Truman.
  • My father was a wealthy farmer but I grew up very poor.
  • A move to my country’s capital was to change my life forever.
  • I was a formidable political figure in my own right.
  • I worked tirelessly for the poor by providing money and medicine.
  • Close to 10,000 people brought me and my spouse together.
  • There were many military figures who didn’t respect me.
  • I once disappeared for 16 years.
  • My run for Vice-President was cut short by my illness.
  • Over 3 million people attended my funeral.
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