Jake Bailey: Dealing with a terminal illness

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Newstalk ZB,
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Publish Date
Sunday, 16 June 2019, 4:07PM
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Jake Bailey is the ex-Christchurch Boys' High School senior monitor, whose end of year speech made worldwide headlines after going viral in November 2015.

A week before he was due to deliver this speech, Jake fell ill and was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, the fastest growing cancer known to man. Jake was given 2 weeks to live if this was left untreated. He persevered through to make his speech to his school, and the video of this went on to touch the hearts of

Public speaker, author, columnist and charity ambassador Jake Bailey joins The Weekend Collective to share his experience and advice to those who may know someone with a terminal illness.

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