17 min

Celeste Barber - the girl whose photos took the world by storm Fierce Girls

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Even as a young girl, Celeste Barber always had a funny story that would make everyone laugh out loud.

Celeste dreamed of starring in a TV comedy like Friends, but she went on to play a paramedic in a popular medical drama. And when that series flatlined, she used Instagram to take the world by storm, one funny photo at a time.

During the devastating bushfires of 2019-20, Celeste knew she couldn't grab a hose and put out the fires herself. So, she launched a fundraising appeal and raised $50 million dollars for the New South Wales RFS Brigades Donation Fund.

Celeste Barber was way more than an Instagram star, she was a hero. And she had the last laugh.
Narrated by heart surgeon, writer and TV presenter, Dr Nikki Stamp.

Extra narration by Peggy Webber.

Even as a young girl, Celeste Barber always had a funny story that would make everyone laugh out loud.

Celeste dreamed of starring in a TV comedy like Friends, but she went on to play a paramedic in a popular medical drama. And when that series flatlined, she used Instagram to take the world by storm, one funny photo at a time.

During the devastating bushfires of 2019-20, Celeste knew she couldn't grab a hose and put out the fires herself. So, she launched a fundraising appeal and raised $50 million dollars for the New South Wales RFS Brigades Donation Fund.

Celeste Barber was way more than an Instagram star, she was a hero. And she had the last laugh.
Narrated by heart surgeon, writer and TV presenter, Dr Nikki Stamp.

Extra narration by Peggy Webber.

17 min

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