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We got up at 4am to watch Australia...

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My children proudly advised me they would be getting up at 4am to watch Australia kick off at 4.30am in the FIFA World Cup a week ago. My teenage son suggested I could contribute this as an 'Australian moment' on this website. I was so excited that my kids were prepared to lose some sleep for Australia! We all had pancakes and hot chocolates at 4am and waited for a goal. There were sudden squeals of delight when we were close and I came running with a half-cooked pancake from the kitchen...then there were the re-plays from different angles where we could re-live the frustration of those painful moments ...we couldn't accept the defeat in our hearts until a few days later... Getting up at 4am for Australia was a moment that made us feel 'Australian'...

 
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