Life Stories Episode #8: Polly Brooks, MBE

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I have encountered many incredible people in my life, but Polly has one of the most tragic AND inspirational stories I have come across. Having been in the Sari Club regularly myself during a two-week holiday the previous year, the Bali bombing was shocking to me. Little did I know that 15 years later I would meet someone whose life it completed devastated in every sense.  As they were enjoying a night out in the Sari Club, Polly’s husband of five weeks, her bridesmaid, and seven other friends were all killed by the terrorists on 12th October 2002. Polly was the sole survivor of the party of ten suffering 43% burns. In spite of this, she has set up an amazingly successful charity, Dan’s Fund For Burns (named after her husband), which is providing incredible support for burns centres and victims across the UK. Her story is an absolutely remarkable one…

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