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Real Life is a new podcast from 7NEWS, telling incredible real life stories from the famous faces you think you know, to the everyday people you may never have heard of. Subscribe or follow now, and head to 7NEWS.com/RealLife to read more about these interviews.
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Real Life is a new podcast from 7NEWS, telling incredible real life stories from the famous faces you think you know, to the everyday people you may never have heard of. Subscribe or follow now, and head to 7NEWS.com/RealLife to read more about these interviews.
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    Jamie Salter: the family that works at Cadbury together...

    Jamie Salter: the family that works at Cadbury together...

    For Jamie Salter, working for Cadbury's chocolate manufacturing facility in Tasmania isn't just a job. His family has notched up over 175 years combined service for the confectioner. So what has kept him coming back for 35 years when most of us are changing jobs every three years?
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    • 14 min
    Alex Barone: the six-fingered actor chasing his Hollywood dream

    Alex Barone: the six-fingered actor chasing his Hollywood dream

    After years trying to hide his differences, actor Alex Barone is now embracing them while stepping into the spotlight.
    Follow Alex on Instagram: @alexjbarone
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    • 23 min
    Ann Reardon: the woman busting dangerous viral food and cooking hacks

    Ann Reardon: the woman busting dangerous viral food and cooking hacks

    In an age of misinformation, food scientist Ann Reardon is combating fake viral food and cooking hacks by showing the real and potentially dangerous consequences. She's behind the hit YouTube channel How To Cook That and the author of Crazy Sweet Creations, and she talks about why she spends so much time debunking these viral videos.
    Update: In response to Ann’s claims, YouTube says their Community Guidelines prohibit content that is intended to encourage dangerous activities that have an inherent risk of physical harm. According to YouTube, they use a combination of technology and people to enforce these guidelines.
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    • 26 min
    Seamus Evans was a TV and radio presenter with Tourette syndrome

    Seamus Evans was a TV and radio presenter with Tourette syndrome

    Seamus Evans lived his dream of working in the media even though he had Tourette syndrome. Now he’s educating people about the condition he’s lived with all his life.
    Contact Seamus on his website, Instagram or Tik Tok.
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    • 39 min
    Josh McKenzie: surviving suicide and life as a double amputee

    Josh McKenzie: surviving suicide and life as a double amputee

    Warning: this episode contains a first-person account of mental health issues and suicide attempts.
    Josh McKenzie was a troubled teen and self-confessed 'jerk'. After struggling with his mental health for years, a break-up prompted a spiral involving alcohol, drugs and suicidal thoughts. Josh found himself on train tracks waiting for one to "take him". He survived the incident, but it left Josh a double amputee, losing both legs above the knee. In this raw interview, Josh opens up about his battles, and learning to live without legs.
    If this episode has brought up issues for you, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636
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    • 37 min
    Helen Ainsworth: ‘I get paid to develop and eat chocolate’

    Helen Ainsworth: ‘I get paid to develop and eat chocolate’

    Helen Ainsworth may very well have the best job in the world. As Research and Development Manager for Cadbury, she gets paid to develop new chocolate flavours and eat the fruits of her labor. 
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    • 23 min

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