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People who have faced extreme hardships share their story and life learnings with Wendy Searle. Wendy speaks to people who have been bent by adversity, have faced it head-on and have come out the other side stronger. These people share how they overcame the dark times and what it has taught them about life and themselves. Each story teaches us that we are stronger we think.

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People who have faced extreme hardships share their story and life learnings with Wendy Searle. Wendy speaks to people who have been bent by adversity, have faced it head-on and have come out the other side stronger. These people share how they overcame the dark times and what it has taught them about life and themselves. Each story teaches us that we are stronger we think.

    There's a ticking time bomb in my head

    There's a ticking time bomb in my head

    Kirsten has a brain aneurism. It's like a ticking time bomb in her head and means that something as simple as a sneeze could end her life. Kirsten shares her experience, with host Wendy Searle, of the strange feeling of living with a death sentence while being busy as a mum and wife, and how grief-counselling sessions became part of her family’s new normal. Kirsten shares the perspective this strange experience has given her on life, with surprising humour, and explains her new found courage to 'live honestly'. 

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    • 30 min
    Losing Hamish

    Losing Hamish

    39 weeks into her pregnancy Jodie knew something wasn’t right. She couldn’t feel her baby moving. Jodie shares the story of her grief, acceptance and motivation to make her son’s short life count, with host Wendy Searle.

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    • 23 min
    HIV and me

    HIV and me

    Diane married a man who she thought would be a great partner and stepfather to her children, but after the marriage she very quickly realised that he was not really who he said he was. Diane shares with host Wendy Searle how years later,...

    • 36 min
    Choosing life

    Choosing life

    Hedley came home from a night out and decided that she was going to take her own life. Luckily, she changed her mind before it was too late and with the help of the emergency services her life was saved. Hedley shares with host Wendy Searle...

    • 31 min
    It's not your shame

    It's not your shame

    Margarita has spent her life advocating for and caring for those in need. Little did she know that at 96 years old, she would have to advocate for herself against abuse in her aged care facility. Margarita shares with Wendy about how she...

    • 33 min
    Home truths - trailer

    Home truths - trailer

    People who have faced extreme hardships share their story and life learnings with Wendy Searle. Wendy speaks to people who have been bent by adversity, have faced it head-on and have come out the other side stronger. These people share...

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