Paralympian launches Red Shield Appeal
Port Macquarie News | May 13, 2011
AN INSPIRATIONAL Paralympian will arrive in town next week to help launch The Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal.
Diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy at birth, Karni Liddell defied doctors’ expectations that she would live past her teenage years and went on to become a Paralympic swimmer.
Port Macquarie-Hastings Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal business committee chairman Glen Towle said he hoped as many people as possible would attend the breakfast to support the organisation and hear Ms Liddell speak.
“She’s an outstanding, high-quality presenter who has an amazing, inspirational story to tell,” Mr Towle said.
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