Thursday 14 December 2017

This week's Zero/ Hero

Rachel Dolezal
Rachel Dolezal
Jockey Brian Toomey


Rachel Dolezal of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People came to public attention in the US after her parents stated that she was a white woman posing as black. She's tried to explain it away but there's no doubt about it - she attempted an almost unbelievable deception.


JOCKEYS are the bravest of the brave and young Limerick man Brian Toomey proves it. He sustained horrific injuries in a fall in Perth in 2013, had part of his skull removed and was in hospital for 157 days. He recovered and has now been granted a jump jockey's licence. What an incredible recovery. I wish him all the best.

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