Amazing boy and his horse case in bronze
|Amazing boy and his horse case in bronze - 16th Oct 2017|
Lennie Gwyther's solo ride from Leongatha to Sydney remembered|
THREE words have reverberated inside Beryl Ferrier's head ahead of the unveiling of a statue of her older brother this weekend.
"Lennie lives on," Mrs Ferrier says.
The 92-year-old arrived in Leongatha yesterday from her home on the Gold Coast to witness her late brother Lennie Gwyther and his pony Ginger Mick immortalised in bronze.
The boy from Koonwarra captured the hearts of the nation in 1932 when he rode Ginger Mick from his family's farm near Leongatha to witness the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge at the age of nine.
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Article written by: ALEXANDRA LASKIE