Twenty five thousand Balinese who were blind can now see because of one Australian man. But John Fawcett’s biggest challenge is convincing them that blindness isn’t God’s punishment.
The Balinese believe the Gods are pulling the strings and their blindness is a curse from unknown spirits or because of something their ancestors have done. This story charts John’s extraordinary near death experience that led him to his humanitarian work.
ABC1, Sunday August 17, 10.15pm.