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Tiffany finds new life-purpose after Swiss canyoning disaster

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Tiffany Johnson's brush with death sounds like something out of a movie: swept away by a wall of water, tumbled around like a washing machine, struck by rocks and logs, then pushed over a waterfall.

It happened at Interlaken in 1999 - and incredibly, she has lived to tell the story, albeit with permanent injuries to her pancreas and insulin-dependent diabetes.

It's taken 20 years for the Melbourne mum to open up about the event that not only almost claimed her life, but gave that life new purpose - 

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brave enough now

And here's some archival footage from the AP news agency...