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The Yarn Ep 5: Heartbreak, joy and all things between, meet the Lifeline volunteers

On this week’s episode of The Yarn podcast, host Fia Walsh talks to reporter Bec Pridham about her story on the Lifeline volunteers helping people work through the shattering personal toll of the pandemic.

Guest: Bec Pridham

Host: Fia Walsh

Producer: Jordyn Beazley

Read Bec’s story Heartbreak, joy and all things between: meet the Lifeline volunteers here

Find more episodes of The Yarn here

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