We recently found the press article from the Liverpool echo on July 23rd 1994, a time that will forever live with Gill. She was 16 years old with her life ahead of her and passenger in a car travelling in North Wales. The car hit a wall at high speed where Gill was flung out the window across the road ripping her face off, puncturing her lung and breaking bones. Police at the scene thought she was dead so left her to concentrate on other young passengers.
Gill spent 2 weeks on a life support machine with her family at her bedside in Bangor hospital. After gaining consciousness surgeons faced the task of reconstructing Gill's face as best they could, they done a remarkable job considering how bad it could have been. Gill has stitches that run from the top of her head right down the side of her face towards her lower ear. Gill is an absolute warrior and without doubt was spared her life that day to spearhead An Hour For Others to impact so many lives over the years.