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A series of stories exploring four inspirational people who have chosen to stay active, to maintain connections with those around them, and to embark on new experiences and challenges.
"Having grown up in church, we had been taught all our lives that we had to suppress our sexuality and that the only place that we would find that kind of fulfillment was in marriage."
"And on this perfect day, in this perfect apartment, in this perfect suburb I felt something coming up in my stomach that felt a little less than perfect."
"I started working in the arts, I got a boyfriend, I got this fancy arts job in Sydney and I’m like, “Yes! Life is finally going to happen for me.” And when I got to Sydney it was not what I expected at all."
"I came here with many dreams, but with one goal. And that was to succeed. I promised myself that no matter what, I wouldn't fail."
Rafael Gonzalez shares his experience of getting a new job, moving out of home, and having his life put on pause, all while in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robyn Lambird was pushing their body to peak performance ahead of their first Paralympic Games when the news of the postponement of the Paralympics came down.
Dr Michelle Johnston outlines what a day in the emergency department looked like during the pandemic. COVID-19 highlighted the severe inequalities many people face within Australia as well as the incredible strength of medical workers and other essential workers during this time.
Dancer Zee Zunnur moved to Perth with her partner during the pandemic. Zee shares her experience of quarantining in a new country and the impact COVID-19 had on her career, on making friends, and her artistic trajectory.
Throughout the pandemic, Olympic runner Peter Bol navigated new ways to train and involve young aspiring athletes on his daily runs.
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