I lost my mother at age 9 and had a bad health breakdown during the recession of 1961 which left me out of work for 6 months.

I was rescued by a positive thinker, the late Rev Dr Gordon Powell.

Since then I had a heart attack and then a stroke but recovered from both!

From the trauma of a relative going to prison and my wife’s serious illnesses, together we have come through it all.

At age 75 I committed to a project called Knocked Down but not Knocked Out – Encouraging others going through tough times.

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