Official Launch of
“Thank God I Had a Stroke”
Parliament House, Melbourne.
Wednesday 4th September 2013
“Thank you very much for inviting us to participate in the launch of this inspirational story. The Parliament House launch (of your book) and supporting video …. demonstrates your courage and community recognition. Congratulations to you both.”
Brad and Jan
A Tender Moment
Barbara thanked everyone for their support and when thanking her husband Peter, they both became emotional as the memories of what they had been through came to the fore.
Dr Geoff Haw MC
Dr Geoff Haw gave a sterling performance as MC for the night and read some excerpts from Barbara's book. The passages selected by Geoff captured the essence of Barbara's determination and fighting spirit as she faced her demons on her road to recovery.
Georgie Crozier MLC,
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health, Ms Georgie Crozier MLC, congratulates Barbara and Peter on having written such a powerful and inspirational book.
Barbara Connects with National Organisations
Sarah Rosier, representing Brain Tumour Alliance Australia (BTAA) with Scott Stirling from the National Stroke Foundation giving their support to Barbara
Guests Tania Bell and Jodi Anne Hasler (Jodi grooms Barbara's dogs that are featured in her book).
Barbara giving her thanks to everyone who attended the launch and made the night so successful.
Barbara & Peter
Barbara was kept busy signing copies of her book for the fifty attendees. Peter was supporting her with any reading that was required.