Lowestoft man to share tragic story

LOWESTOFT man Phil Stoddart - who wrote a book about the pain and healing after his two daughters were killed in a road crash - will be sharing his heart-wrenching story at two Norfolk venues this week.

LOWESTOFT man Phil Stoddart - who wrote a book about the pain and healing after his two daughters were killed in a road crash - will be sharing his heart-wrenching story at two Norfolk venues this week.

This summer marks the third anniversary of the death of Claire, 18, who was about to start university and Jenny, 15, who was shortly to be baptised.

Together with wife Heather and their two younger children, the family are rebuilding their lives with faith in God.

Mr Stoddart, a secondary school teacher, has written a book called A12 to Heaven


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He said: 'We strongly believe that there is life after death - that it's not the end and that our daughters are with God in heaven. That was, and still is, a great comfort to us.'

Mr Stoddart is speaking at the Norwich Christian Resource Centre on Friday, at 7pm. Tickets are �3 including light refreshments.

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Call 01603 619731/619772 or e-mail norwichcrc@btconnect.com

He will also be at Wymondham's Ex-Servicemen's Club on Saturday, April 25, 7.30pm, at an event staged by Wymondham's Hope Community Church.

Tickets at �5 each (including refreshments and the Take Three Jazz Ensemble) can be purchased at the venue, or in advance, from normill@supanet.com (tel: 01953 600563).

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