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About the series

Stories of Hope is a free series of wellbeing interviews. They feature people who are living with, or caring for a family member facing illness or disability. We point to the fact that despite any changes in lifestyle or circumstances, our wellbeing is fully available. Within every story is a message of hope. 

Marina Galan


Marina’s 83 year old mother has emphysema. She talks powerfully about the challenges and privilege of supporting her mother during end of life care.

Bill and Lisa Giruzzi


Lisa and Bill have been married for 25 years and live in Upstate New York. They bonded over a dream to have their lives make a difference. Little did they know, the challenges they would face when Bill suffered a brain bleed in April 2020 that nearly took his life. 

Dr George Pranksy


Before having a stroke George travelled the world as a psychologist and seminar leader. During his recovery he realised the power of becoming discouragement proof.

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