Resonate Podcast – Episode 6: Leonard Cheshire and Sue Ryder
Listen to Episode 6 of the Resonate podcast to find out more about the life and work of Sue Ryder and Leonard Cheshire
Leonard and Sue met after the Second World War, both coming to terms with their wartime experiences and finding a way to ensure such a war never happened again. They began to work together and soon decided to share their lives and married in India in 1959.
Their respective charities remained seperate, and joint work began under a new charity Ryder-Cheshire. Stephanie explores the work of Ryder-Cheshire, including a conversation with Ryder-Cheshire Australia president Rory McEwen. She discovers how, towards the end of his life, Leonard predicted current concerns about the impact of climate change on society, especially regarding its affects on disabled people and those experiencing injustice.