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  • Master Builders magazine July-August edition features RTR book launch

    August 2015

    Diagnosed with mesothelioma in February 2010 and given 6-9 months to live, Barry Knowles has defied the odds and, with the support of his wife, lives on determined to help in the battle against the insidious asbestos-related disease.

    His skills and his honest, hardworking approach made Mr Knowles a respected and valued member of the WA building industry until his retirement in 2007 – but he will pay the ultimate price. In his new book, Reflections Through Reality, launched at the end of May, Mr Knowles shares his family’s darkest hours – the shock of his diagnosis, his subsequent battle with ill health, his fight for compensation and his hope as he faces an unknown future.

    Go to page 75 to read full article