Lofty: My Life in Short

Australian voice-over Artist, Lofty Fulton knows what it’s like to have the odds stacked against him: Born with achondroplasia, which is a form of dwarfism, his grandmother thought he should be locked away from the world. At school, he suffered years of relentless bullying; believing the lie he would never be loved or good enough. At 15, Lofty’s voice broke, giving him a unique gift that paved the way for his future.

Lofty: My Life in Short is a deeply personal memoir – of vulnerability, courage and humour as Lofty unpacks the events of his traumatic childhood, public bigotry; a failed marriage, the highs and lows of a successful radio career and his struggles with crippling general anxiety disorder, clinical depression and a serious gambling addiction.

Lofty’s story is a collusion of light and shade; a reflection on what it means to be human; to search for meaning and purpose. From brokenness to breakthrough, Lofty has slain many of his inner demons; rising to become one of Australia’s most sought after and recognisable voices.

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