It's every parent’s worst nightmare — your child suddenly collapses in the middle of the night, and you don’t know why.
As our cover story on Gabriel Tullio shows, quick action is crucial. The Tullio family recognised the signs of a possible stroke — a bleed in the brain.
While most of us associate that with old age and ill health, they trusted their gut and called an ambulance.
As a result, the boy was soon in the hands of Dr Amal Abou-Hamden, the best person in Adelaide for the challenge that lay ahead — one which would decide if the teen lived or died.
It's a moving story, and one with an important lesson.