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Mother's Day GRACE Talks: In Conversation with Sam Bloom

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The Boathouse

1 Marine Parade

Manly, NSW 2095

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You're invited to our special Mother's Day celebration on April 12th at 10am where you'll not only see The Grace Tales founder Georgie Abay in conversation with one of Australia's most remarkable and resilient women Sam Bloom but also celebrate the launch of our first book, 'GRACE MOTHERS Letters To Our Children', created by Georgie Abay, Julie Adams and Claire Brayford.

A perfect gift for Mother’s Day, this beautiful book is both an intimate insight into the joys and tribulations of motherhood and a celebration of mothers and their children everywhere. Some 60 extraordinary women, from Australia and around the world, have written heartfelt letters to their children. Inspiring, occasionally surprising, often funny and frequently poignant, they capture the essence of what motherhood means for each writer. With a foreword by Australia’s former Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce, and gorgeously evocative photographs throughout, GRACE MOTHERS is a book to cherish forever.

It will be an inspirational morning of connection and celebration as we unveil our new book to our readers and hear about Sam Bloom's remarkable journey. Sam will be reading an extract from the book to the audience.

As with all GRACE Talks events, you’ll also walk away with a fantastic goodie bag filled with products created by our GRACE community (prepare to be pampered - it's worth over $200). There will also be giveaways on the day.

A delicious light brunch (in the renowned Boathouse style), coffee and tea will be served, and we are also delighted that 10% of proceeds from this event will be donated to our charity partner, Every Mother Counts, whose mission is to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother, everywhere.

Come with your mother, a girlfriend or by yourself - it's set to be a morning to remember.

About Sam Bloom:

The blink of an eye, a heartbeat, a split second in time. That’s all it took for Sam Bloom’s life to change forever. Sam had everything she had always dreamed of. She’d travelled extensively, fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a nurse and was a happily married mother of three young boys. She spent her time raising her family on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, and ran, swam, biked and surfed every chance she had. Life was bliss. Without warning, the dream turned into a nightmare.

On a 2013 family holiday in Thailand, Sam leant against a rotten balcony railing falling through it and crashing 6 metres onto the concrete below. She was lucky to be alive and had suffered devastating injuries, including severe damage to her spinal cord that left her completely paralysed from the chest down. Broken and hopeless, Sam reached her outer limits of physical and mental suffering. But with courage, determination and a little help from an unlikely feathered friend, she made her way back from the edge, scarred but undefeated. Her message – never, ever give up.

Image: Julie Adams

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