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Australian Story His Hour Upon the Stage (1996– ) Online

Australian Story His Hour Upon the Stage (1996– ) Online
Original Title :
His Hour Upon the Stage
Genre :
TV Episode / Documentary
Year :
1996–
Type :
TV Episode
Time :
30min
Rating :
6.2/10
Australian Story His Hour Upon the Stage (1996– ) Online

Australian Story continues the story of a courageous young pianist with an indomitable spirit and his fight to live. Aaron McMillan was given what seemed a miraculous reprieve when he survived life-threatening brain surgery five years ago. He had what neurosurgeon Dr Charlie Teo described as one of the worst tumours he had ever seen, and he came through its removal unscathed and resumed his playing schedule within four weeks of his operation. But two years later, further tumours were discovered at the base of his skull and in his ribs, spine and hip. Once again Aaron allowed complete access to Australian Story's cameras to chronicle the unfolding drama. The ABC crew joined Aaron on a roller coaster journey through nerve wracking medical check-ups, joyous family birthday parties and a punishing schedule of piano recitals, including two concerts at the Sydney Opera House. At the same time he struggled to deal with conflicting advice from his doctors. Throughout all of this he maintained... {locallinks-homepage}