Tuesday 24 January 2017

It's the ordinary people who do the extraordinary things

Published 12/09/2016 | 02:30

Brian Higgins, the CEO of Pieta. Photo credit: Pieta House/PA Wire
Brian Higgins, the CEO of Pieta. Photo credit: Pieta House/PA Wire

They said she was just an ordinary person who saved lives. Joan Freeman founded Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm charity, when she lost a loved one.

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Joan went back to college and she became a counsellor. She started Pieta 10 years ago.

I have never met an ordinary person. Every one of us can make a big difference. And so many do. Every single day. In public and in private. But mostly in private.

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