This interview was originally published in 2016...
In 2013, mother-of-three Sam Bloom’s world changed.
A freak accident on a family holiday in Thailand left her paralysed from the chest down.
Her three young sons and her husband Cameron rallied around her. But it wasn’t until the family found a baby magpie who had fallen from his tree that things started looking up for the Blooms.
Cameron wrote about Penguin, the Magpie who pulled his family from a dark, dark place.
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