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The Boy in the Moon: Ian Brown

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Ian Brown’s son, Walker, was born with a genetic mutation so rare that doctors call it an orphan syndrome: perhaps one hundred people around the world live with it. In his moving account, The Boy in the Moon: A Father’s Search for His Disabled Son, Brown describes Walker’s life and how his family help him live it.

The Canadian author and journalist will be in conversation with Hilary Harper.

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Hilary Harper

Hilary Harper has a degree in English Literature and Cultural Studies, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Writing and Editing, and 30 years’ experience in radio. She’s been at the ABC since 2005. She’s covered everything from news and current affairs to traffic reporting, arts, health, gardeni... Read more

Ian Brown

Ian Brown is a Canadian journalist, broadcaster and father. Ian Brown is a feature writer for The Globe and Mail and host of TVOntario’s Human Edge and The View from Here. For many Canadians his voice is best known as the host of CBC Radio’s Talking Books. Prior to The Boy in The Moon, he wrote ... Read more

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