'Thirteen days ago my Dad’s big, beautiful, generous heart suddenly stopped beating'
Michael Gordon was a legendary Australian political journalist who died 5 years ago today at the age of just 62. There were many wonderful tributes. The eulogy from his daughter Sarah makes me cry.
Michael Gordon died doing one of his favourite activities — ocean swimming. He was competing in a swim at Phillip Island and suffered a heart attack in the water. It’s some small consolation to know that the heart attack was so severe he wouldn’t have survived on land either.
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