MY name is Deborah Hope, but I prefer to be calledDebbie. I am 48 years of age and single mum to my son Harry who is 18 years old and was born blind, he is my absolute pride and joy. In February 2011, I had a brain haemorrhage and stroke, and spent 3 months in intensive care, I am now registered visually impaired and disabled and I’m a guide dog user. After years of rehabilitation, accepting and adjusting to a new way of life my career has now taken on a new and unexpected direction entering into an industry of modelling and acting and trying to establish myself again at a later stage in life, but I embrace the opportunities and look forward to see where my new journey takes me. My passion is people and dogs and in my previous career I worked as a Counsellor, supporting and helping people in distress