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NOTHING can alleviate grief of losing a parent, as 23-year-old Natasia Mitton-Baker and her sisters Jamille, 19, and Kaela, 17, know only too well. Their father, Mark Baker, died in 2010 while serving with the Royal Australian Navy.

The girls were young but they remember their dad’s bravery during deployment — and they replicate that bravery themselves, says mum Carolyn Mitton.

Ms Mitton, along with her youngest daughter, Kaela, were recipients of Legacy Westpac Grants after Mr Baker’s death — funding that changed their lives after such a tragedy.

To read more please click here to take you to the full article written by Lisa Mayoh for news.com.au

Mrs Vera Gee and Mrs Debbie James speak of the devastating and heartbreaking events during and after their husbands return from two very different conflicts.

Stanley Gee - Photo ABC News

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The Living Room - Miriam Zariffa and her gorgeous son Isaac

Miriam and her son Isaac - Photo "The Living Room"


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