It’s not long before Christmas Day 2016, but Greg Owen has other things on his mind. Somebody’s just phoned him up – Professor Sheena McCormack, an acclaimed doctor and expert on disease. And she’s calling Owen to let him know that his recent actions have altered the course of medical history.
Not long before this phone call, things hadn’t exactly been running smoothly for Owen. Indeed, he was a former sex worker, and he didn’t presently have a permanent job. Nonetheless, he’d done things which had potentially saved thousands of lives – and Professor McCormack was recognizing that.