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Justin Heazlewood’s Get Up Mum

Thursday 30th May / presented by Taylah Strano

"A boy and his Mum try to love each other, but mental illness keeps getting in the way"

In 2018 Justin Heazlewood released his childhood memoir Get Up Mum. It details 12-year-old Justin's life for one year, documenting the day-to-day living with a mum with schizophrenia.

The book has recently been turned into a radio series for Radio National. Justin caught up with Breakfast with Taylah to discuss the work.

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