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Michelle Newland's Journey of Recovery

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At the age of 19, Michelle Newland was admitted into a nursing home after sustaining a catastrophic brain injury due to an asthma attack. This is her inspiring story of recovery.

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A Current Affair Program

After 2 years living in hospitals and a nursing home, Michelle returned home to live with her parents. After twelve years of rehabilitation and hard work, Michelle is ready to move into Independent housing. A Current Affair Program showcased Michelle's story in support of her quest for independent living.

ABC Compass Program

Michelle Newland's story is beautifully told by the ABC Compass Program along with the story of two other young people living in nursing homes. Aptly titled; "Too Young For Bingo". View this compelling story here:

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