As a young girl, she grew up in a Christian family and was a healthy, high achiever in all aspects of teenage life. But in her senior year, her father attempted suicide. It shook her to the core, and with the added stress of her final exams, she was so worried that the thought of food made her physically ill. She became increasingly sick with anorexia. “I had become so introverted, I stopped going to church and socialising with people”. It was only when she reached 37kg that she…

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When he heard about the fire that had started at Pinery (South Australia), he knew he had to help. He left around midday to volunteer at the frontline, fighting the flames. All this time, he wasn’t answering his phone. His wife got conflicting messages about his whereabouts, and heard that a man who’d been working with him had been taken to hospital with severe burns. Multiple reports said her husband was safe, but as time went on, she started to worry…

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