Lady Vol from Australia grateful for local support as country faces destruction

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Bushfires continue to burn millions of acres of land in Australia as Aussies who now call East Tennessee home are watching their country burn from afar.

That includes several University of Tennessee athletes, like Lou Brown.

Brown is a senior and one of two Aussies on the Lad Vols basketball team.

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“I’ve been in Knoxville for two years but I’ve been in the U.S. for six years,” she said.

Brown calls Melbourne home. It’s one of the biggest cities in Australia.

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