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Podcast: How Amanda Betts is bridging the gap

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Why would a woman who spent most of her adult life building a successful business suddenly turn her back on it all?

As a teenager, Red 11 modelling agency co-founder Amanda Betts was on a road to nowhere – complete with “F-me boots” and lip-liner on the outside of her lips –  until an unwelcome gift turned her life upside down.

 “I could see my green eyes. I could see my brown hair and my height. I said, ‘Is this who I really think it is? Are you my dad?’”


Listen to the full episode from the podcast series The Lip by journalist Megan McChesney.

Listen to the previous episodes:

The Boy Who Was Mistaken for a Sheep
The Double-edged Sword
Blurred Lines
Back from the Abyss
The Singing Cowboy
The Butterfly Effect
The cult of Gloriavale
Murder under the Mountain


Read more about the podcast series here.