Imagine this. You're 20 years old and a newly minted teacher with sole responsibility for a small rural primary school and the nine students who attend each day. It's your ninth day at work and although it starts in the same way as days one to eight, it will end very differently - with you and your nine students chained and captive in a remote camp site.
This is the true (crime) story of my guest, Rob Hunter. We're exploring what happened on that day 42 years ago and the impact that it has had on teacher and students.
Rob and I talk about:
The incredible events of February 14 and 15, 1977 in Gippsland, Victoria
The after effects of drama and trauma
How times have changed when it comes to our approach to understanding and dealing with traumatic events
Gratitude, forgiveness and resilience as tools for recovery and growth
Rob's conversations with high school students and using his story to help them understand and access theirs
Rob's new book - Day 9 at Woreen: Kidnapped with Nine Children
Listen in to hear Rob's amazing story of high drama, true crime, forgiveness and strength unfolding in the Australian countryside.
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