Publisher's Summary

How far would you go for someone you love...on a unicycle?
Brothers and sisters often dare each other to do things – it's what siblings do. However, when Connie Johnson dared her brother, Samuel, to embark on a one-wheeled odyssey around Australia, she knew it was a big ask. But Connie knew exactly what she was doing and was sure he wouldn't say no. Not this time.
Born a year apart, Connie and Samuel Johnson have always been close. Sam was by Connie's side when she found out she had cancer at age 12 and again when she was diagnosed at age 22. Then, at 33, Connie was diagnosed with breast cancer, but this time she was told she would not recover. As a young mum faced with her own death, Connie wanted to find some meaning in the chaos. And so she dared Sam to help her.
Officially there were three aims: promote breast cancer awareness, raise more than $1 million for research - and break the world record for the longest distance travelled on a unicycle. However, Connie had a secret fourth aim: to fix Sam. She had no idea if any of it would work out. Neither did he.
Part memoir, part travel diary, part conversation, Love Your Sister is Connie and Sam's inspiring, moving and unforgettable journey, told in their own distinctive voices. It's a story of love, family, cancer - and the generosity of ordinary Australians.
About the authors: Samuel and Connie Johnson are the powerhouse brother-and-sister team who established the Love Your Sister charity. Samuel is an Australian actor with 20 years' experience, best known for his work on The Secret Life of Us, Crackerjack, Underbelly II and Rush. In recent times he is more proud of his work as a breast cancer advocate and determined unicyclist.
Connie Johnson is a wife and mother of two beautiful young boys. She has worked in the disability sector for ten years and since her most recent diagnosis spends her time with her family and advocating for breast cancer issues...when she's not busy seeing how much torture her brother will endure before he says no.
Warning: This audiobook contains some moderate coarse language.
©2014 Connie Johnson and Samuel Johnson (P)2015 Hachette Australia Pty Ltd
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4 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 26-04-2018

Sammi Loves his Sister

Loved it. Very inspiring. What a remarkable book. Was even more special that it was narrated by Connie & Sam. x

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By EarthDweller on 03-03-2018

It’s a booby trap

Connie, Sam, thank you for welcoming me into your lives. I feel like you’re with me, beside me in the car while I listen. This was so much more than I expected. It was so loving, so rich, so heartbreaking. I have the book, couldn’t bring myself to open the pages. Seeing you both were reading, it became an invitation to share. Thank you for the privilege.
Share the love. Share the rich tapestry of characters around Australia as a mad unicyclist toured the country. Share the amazing patchwork of love, support and strength that has been part of Connie’s life, the family that loved her, all those around them that loved Sam’s sister.
Have you checked your boobs today? Men get breast cancer too you know!

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5 out of 5 stars
By v. Gourgouras on 13-02-2018

Absolutely amazing

Listening to this book, you go through a roller coaster of emotions. Listening to Connie and Sam reading made it that much more special. I recommend this a million times over. Remember, be breast aware and don’t fall into the boobie trap.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Denise on 18-06-2016

Love Love Love Your Sister

How more inspirational could two people be. I love both Connie and Sam and I hate cancer and I hate Henry. I cried I laughed. I felt like I was part of the story. Keeping fighting you guys xxx

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