Asha Kiani: Mum

Season 3

Asha Kiani wasn’t scared, and she didn’t cry when her mum passed away from cancer. She reflects on how managing her mum’s illness and reading her eulogy at 12 years-of-age taught her life lessons that some people never learn in a lifetime.

This story was told at Barefaced Stories in Perth, the theme of the night was BRING THE PAIN, 29 July 2021 at The Rechabite Hall.

PLEASE NOTE: The following story contains material that may be triggering to some audiences. If any tricky feelings arise for you we recommend contacting Lifeline Australia on 13 11 14 for Crisis Support & Suicide Prevention.

See Asha’s story on YouTube here.

Storyteller: Asha Kiani www.ashakiani.com

Barefaced Stories are told live onstage in Western Australia, and is Australia’s leading homegrown live storytelling event.


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Podcast Host & producer: Andrea Gibbs

Intro music by: Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics

Outro music by: Cody Francis

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