Sara’s Story – A Vulnerable Age

Sara was trying to fix a fence on her family’s farm when a wire strand sprang up and hit her in the eye. She was only eleven years old at the time. Her story takes us through her weeks in hospital and uncertainty about whether she would sew again.

Sara endured her teenage years where she experienced some teasing, which she thought didn’t affect her. It was only later that she discovered just how vulnerable she was at this time.

Sara’s story.

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