Swansea Jack and the North Dock Rescues

Acts of Impact

May 25 2023 • 49 mins

On today's episode, we'll explore the incredible story of Swansea Jack, a Welsh rescuer credited with saving the lives of 27 people and 2 dogs from the North Docks of Swansea in the 1930s.

For this episode, I had the privilege of interviewing Berni Hellier, author of 'The True Tail of Swansea Jack', and Gayle Simmonds, illustrator of the book and long-time friend of Berni's. We'll discuss Jack's 7-year career which included charity work, festivals, and more, the attempts to discredit his work as a hoax, and the legacy he leaves behind in Swansea.

I hope you enjoy today's episode.

To purchase 'The True Tail of Swansea Jack', visit:
https://swanseajack.co.uk/shop/

To learn more about the show, view transcripts, and more visit:
https://www.actsofimpact.com

Special thanks to Berni and Gayle for their time and insight.
Music by Alex Grohls.

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