Paul Kennedy & Jason Om

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Two beloved figures in Australian media come together to discuss their hopeful and heartfelt new memoirs that excavate the struggles and secrets of their youth. Funkytown charts ABC journalist Paul Kennedy’s path to redemption as a promising young AFL player who lost his way to drinking, brawling and a faulty notion of what it means to be a man. All Mixed Up by ABC 7.30’s Jason Om explores the early trauma of losing his mum, his hard-won acceptance after coming out as gay and the obscured truths of his multiracial family. They appear on stage with interviewer Rick Morton.

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