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In this episode, I sit down with Julie and Mark Wallace, who lost their daughter Sara at just 21 years old when she was stabbed at the London Bridge Terror Attack in June of 2017.
Julie and Mark are the founders of SARZ Sanctuary, a Sanctuary and Foundation created in Sara’s honor.
What happened to Sara is tragic, but how her memory lives on through her parents is transformational. Julie and Mark take us on the journey of healing through this deep loss.
Listen in as we talk about:
- [4:00] Who Sara was
- [7:00] How Sara ended up at the London Bridge Terrorist Attack
- [12:50] Getting the call that Sara had passed away
- [17:00] What happened after they found out the news
- [22:40] The journey navigating their grief individually and as a family
- [34:00] How Julie and Mark feel towards the terrorist that took their daughter’s life
- [48:30] What self love looks like for Julie and Mark now
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Deborah Hanlon episode
- The Australian Story – Meet You In Paris: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJiGbqSLAc8
- Good Morning Britain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEM9nMs-t4E
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