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Insight, A Hidden Injury

Humour and love persist - despite some signficant hurdles - through an acquired brain injury. Mervyn and Leola Small's story tomorrow night, on Insight.

Brush with death sets Leola Foon on course for business she loves

After suffering a life-threatening brain aneurysm three years ago, Leola Foon understands the importance of a healthy lifestyle and doing something you love.

Sydney Entrepreneur Turns Life’s Lemons Into Lemonade

Making the best out of truly adverse circumstances is embodied in Leola Foon. At just 28 years of years, the fit and healthy Sydneysider nearly lost her life to a brain aneurism.


5 tips for living your best life

I was a young marketing specialist with the whole world in front of me. I was content with my job, I was fit, healthy and full of life. Suffering a ruptured aneurysm took all of that away from me in the blink of an eye.

I survived a brain aneurysm

Against the odds, Leola Foon is recovering from a ruptured aneurysm that could have taken her life.

Every day is a gift (chapter)

While I was in hospital, everything that I thought mattered to me, didn’t... and only after a life threatening situation was I able to finally learn that.