Kevin Fitzgerald

Kevin Fitzgerald's life story is a remarkable one. Profoundly deaf from the age of six after contracting meningitis, he spent eight years in an Institution for the Deaf and Dumb before entering a post-war world with little in the way of formal education. After working as a cutter in a ladies' costume and mantle factory, he became a roofer, a job he did for 34 years despite his disability which caused balance problems. In the 1990s he worked at the Royal Mail, where the culture of bullying of...See more