We know that behind every individual there is someone who has helped shaped their path.
In the marie claire October issue six prominent Australians took the opportunity to say thank you to the person who encouraged them to fulfil their potential and become who they are today. These amazing people support what Raise stands for and we are incredibly proud to be featured in this sensational magazine.
Singer and Australia’s Got Talent host Ricki-Lee Coulter wrote a moving letter to her step-dad John, who took her under his wing when she was a little girl.
Founder and publisher of mamamia.com.au, Mia Freedman penned a letter to Poppy King writing ‘You told me – Success confirms what you already know about yourself. Failure is a far better teacher.’
Today Show co-host Georgie Gardner’s mentor, her grandmother Wallaby, showed her love at a time when she felt vulnerable, worthless and unlovable.
Sunrise presenter Mark Beretta wrote a letter to his mentors Mick and Karen about how they taught him to be a good person.
Co-host of Nova 96.9 breakfast-radio show Ryan ‘Fitzy’ Fitzgerald wrote in his his letter to his father ‘You taught me how to make an impression through a simple hello, a compliment or, best of all, making somebody laugh.’
Marie claire also features a letter from Myer ambassador and model Elyse Knowles to her mentor, Tori, a positive light in her life.
Photography by Diego Lorenzo Jose @diegolorenzojose
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