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Corby exclusive: Our secret new life in Oz

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby is working to get her life in Australia back after a trip to Bali cost her everything.
Mercedes and Schapelle Corby

With the help of her older sister Mercedes, Schapelle Corby’s world is slowing being rebuilt.

The convicted drug smuggler is now preparing to move back into her old home on the Gold Coast and start again.

Mercedes has secretly moved back to Australia to prepare to welcome Schapelle home after she was freed from jail in 2014.

“She is getting back to normal life,” reveals Mercedes.

Older sister Mercedes is laying down the foundations in the Gold Coast for Schapelle’s homecoming.

The Corby family’s world was turned upside down when Schapelle was convicted on May 27, 2005, of importing 4.2kg of cannabis into Bali.

To read the full story and to find out out the Corby family’s plans for the future, be sure to pick up the latest issue of Woman’s Day on stands now!

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