episode 5

saving barbara

“They threatened to make me a ward of the state, because they were sure my mother would kill me”


In 1975, Mrs Snook’s eldest child, Barbara, suffered critical head injuries. Doctors said that if she lived, Barbara would be in a vegetative state for the rest of her life. But they reckoned without the power of Mrs Snook’s faith.



further listening

ABC Radio National | All in the Mind: Mind body connection