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Alice and Lucy are joined by Falklands War Veteran, Simon Weston CBE.

In June 1982 Simon who was aboard the Sir Galahad that was bombed during the conflict. Out of the 30 strong platoon, 22 men were killed, leaving Simon with 46% burns to his body and his face and severely disfigured. Simon became very well-known after the Falklands War and following an intense and painful recovery has dedicated his life to charity work and activism.

In this enlightening episode, Simon discusses his accident, recovery and how his life experiences have shaped his outlook on life

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Production Team

Hosts: Alice Evans, Daisy Holder and Lucy Wood

Editor: Adam Hull

Music: Maisy Crunden

Transcriptionist: Sarah Mathews

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Originally published as Episode 21: Armistace Day Special with Simon Weston CBE at lABLEd Podcast

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