Life can change in the blink of an eye


Imagine closing your eyes, and never opening them again.

This is the reality for Stuart Frater from Brisbane.

In 2013, he was blinded as a result of a motorcycle accident in Vietnam.

Now Stuart uses his story to warn other tourists about the dangers of driving on Vietnamese roads.

Rhiannon Smith has his story.

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About Author

<a href="" rel="tag">Rhiannon Smith</a>

Rhiannon Smith is in her final year of a Bachelor of Journalism/Communications, majoring in Public Relations, at the University of Queensland. She is no stranger to South-east Asia, having visited Vietnam a number of times. However, this time Rhiannon is armed with a camera and ready to share her experiences with the world. Whilst in Vietnam, she hopes to adapt, build upon and further hone her journalism skills.

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