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In 2015, after climbing South Korea's third highest mountain, Young Ok sustained a spinal cord injury in a car crash. Almost five years on, she has been getting through lockdown by tending to her custom-built garden and engaging with curious neighbours. 

In September, the Central West (Bendigo) Regional Network gained a better understanding of how one's perception of pain affects its intensity.

As a mother living with a spinal cord injury, Katherine Reed has endured her share of inappropriate questions. For the most part, she keeps her cool and frames these moments as educational opportunities.