Happy birthday to Australia's most inspirational woman, Turia Pitt!

Survivor, philanthropist and all-round inspiration, this Saturday Turia Pitt turns 28 and to celebrate we take a look at her remarkable journey.

By Bella Brennan and Blake Nadilo
Turia Pitt

Survivor, philanthropist and all-round inspiration, this Saturday Turia Pitt turns 28 and to celebrate we take a look at her remarkable journey.

For Turia Pitt, whose life once hung in the balance, every birthday is extra special, so today we celebrate the incredible life of one of Australia’s finest women!

There was once a time when Turia Pitt’s life was uncertain, her pain immense and future unknown, but on her 28th birthday, now more than ever this inspirational Aussie has everything to look forward to.

Just this week, the beautiful news broke that the burns survivor is set to wed the love of her life Michael Hoskins. "Stoked to have this beautiful man in my life! You bring out the best in me and I can't wait for the rest of our lives together," she lovingly penned on Instagram.

At just 28, Turia has jammed so much into her life, from running ultramarathons, surviving the most heart-wrenching of circumstances and all the while raising huge amounts of money for burn victims in developing countries.

She once expressed to the ABC, “I've got an amazing partner, beautiful family and friends. I live in one of the best places in Australia in Ulladulla.”

Before adding: “so when people say they feel sorry for me, I don't really get it. I don't feel sorry for myself at all.”

Happy birthday Turia Pitt you are a true inspiration in every sense of the word!

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