Tsunami Kids: Our journey from survival to success


On Boxing Day 2004, Rob, Paul, Matty and Rosie Forkan tragically lost their parents in the Boxing Day Tsunami that devastated Sri Lanka. Aged from 8 to 17, they subsequently faced a harrowing 200km trek across the decimated country to get home to safety.
The bravery, ingenuity and resilience they displayed was the result of their unusual upbringing. Taken out of school at a young age, they received an unconventional and global education, learning independence and resourcefulness whilst carrying out voluntary work for charities in India alongside their parents.
In the decade since the tsunami, Rob and Paul have achieved an incredible feat. From the front room of their rented flat they created a
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ISBN:

9781782433590

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

15cm x 23cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

01 January 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Rob Forkan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Paul Forkan