EDEN'S BRAVE ACTIONS ‘I saved my sister'
Woman's Day Australia|January 10, 2022
Woman's Day supports water safety From the outback to the ocean
Brigid Auchettl

Volunteer lifesaver Eden McMillan has been part of many water rescues, but none more memorable than when the person who needed saving was her younger sister. The teen heroically swam her sister Asha, 15, to shore after she broke her back in three places while tubing with their family at Lakes Entrance, Victoria on January 1, 2020.

“We both came off the tube together and when we surfaced, we’d usually laugh at each other, but when I swam over to her, I realised there was something really wrong,” Eden, 17, tells Woman’s Day from her home in Bairnsdale, Victoria.

“Asha was saying, ‘My back, my back.’”

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