Wednesday 18 October 2017

Men must change their way of thinking – we owe it to Jill Meagher

Jill and her husband Tom Meagher
Jill and her husband Tom Meagher
Billy Keane

Billy Keane

HE was anxious there in the Green Room, just before 'The Late Late Show'. You could see Tom Meagher just wanted to get out there like maybe a football player in the tunnel before a big game.

Tom Meagher was about to tell his country the terrible story of how his beloved wife Jill was raped and murdered in Australia.

I have this picture in my head of Tom and Jill together. It is not a real picture in the sense that I had never met Tom and Jill as a couple. It's just an imagined scene. They are walking hand in hand, happy and relaxed in each other's company. You do an immediate, quick audit as we do sometimes on a streetscape and think "man, they're so good looking together. They have it all."

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