Sometimes headlines are about ordinary people trying to do good, with tragic results.
Lying in Wait
Susan Taylor knew.
Married, two lives shared.
15th July 2013 – headline from the BBC
Notes: “Susan Taylor dies during English Channel charity swim.” Susan Taylor, 34, from Barwell, Leicestershire, died in Boulogne on Sunday after she “suddenly collapsed” on the final part of her challenge, trying to swim across the English Channel for charity. She was doing the 21-mile endurance test to raise money for Rainbows Hospice in Loughborough and Diabetes UK. Rainbows Hospice opened in 1994 and is dedicated to children and young people. Its chief executive Geoff Ellis said: “Susan was a wonderful woman who would do anything for anybody. She has been a much loved ambassador at Rainbows for over two years, helping out at events and tirelessly fundraising for us.