Strokes of Life
Chris was a 120 kilogram beer chugging rugby player. Engaged to be married, life was perfect for the macho 20-year-old. Then he suffered a knock on the head doing a forward roll which cut off the blood supply to his brain. It triggered a mini stroke, and when he woke up his life had done a complete turnaround. He’s now a gay hairdresser with a different taste in everything from music, food and romance. He’s even engaged again, this time to a young man named Jak. And Chris is not alone. Alan, a middle aged life-long tradie, woke up from his stroke a gifted artist. He no longer works as a glazier, has completed a fine arts degree and owns his own prestigious gallery in north London. Join Sunday Night for this incredible story of two men who have proven how life can change in an instant.
A Father’s Love
This Father’s Day Sunday Night brings you a story of how a father’s love can work miracles. The proof is young Jackson Keleher. When he was starved of oxygen at birth, Jackson’s devastated parents were told he would be developmentally challenged. Severely brain damaged, he was expected to never walk or even stand. Paralysed from the neck down with Cerebral Palsy, Jackson would never talk and tell his parent’s he loved them. But his father refused to give up, instead giving up everything else to devote himself to his little boy. Two years later, after an incredible journey of pain, joy and inspiration, Sunday Night is there as Jackson stands up and walks for the first time.
Sunday, September 2 at 6.30pm on Seven.