My husband had a magical cape — Lahra Carey's eulogy for husband Ben Cowen, Springvale Cemetery, Melbourne, 2017

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Lahra Carey's husband Ben Cowen died in paragliding accident on 8th of January 2017. A few days later, Lahra spoke at her husband's graveside, paying tribute to 'the Ben effect' and summoning friends and mourners to 'Ben's Army'. The speech is recreated for the episode, and Lahra talks to Tony about love and loss, and the challenge of giving a eulogy in the toughest moments. 

Lahra Carey's eulogy for Ben Cowen is one of the most popular speeches on Speakola. 

Lahra Carey's speech at time of one year anniversary is also amazing.  

Lahra works at Narrative Comms in crisis management

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