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Close up of adult male in hospital bed. There are many wires connected to him and a tube in his mouth to help him breathe.

I’m very, very lucky to be alive.

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Young boy lies in hospital bed

What his mother didn’t realise was that Jackson had suffered critical internal injuries.

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Noe and Marie Matter

“His words were ‘help – I don’t know what’s just happened. I’m covered in blood and I think my eyeball has fallen out.’”

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Baby Devocean with nasal tube

How can you put into words how grateful you are to the people who were there for you at the most frightening points of your life? The RFDS are truly angels of the sky.

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Young Muster Jimmy McGlynn

"There's no way I would have survived without the RFDS."

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Jack's wrecked vehicle

"It was like living in a nightmare. We had no idea of the impact the bleed on his brain might have."

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