'Not a killer of hopes and dreams': Using mental illness as a force for good

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By Blake Foden
September 28 2019 - 6:30pm

When Kath Laffey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a teenager, she found some comfort in thoughts of Ernest Hemingway.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.