The new partner of Geelong star Gary Rohan has revealed the family heartbreak that surrounds the death of her mum.
Madi Bennett, a former physiotherapist with the Cats, recently spoke of the moment eight years ago when she was told her mum had died.
She was just 19-years-old at the time.
To complicate her grief further, Bennett has revealed to Power, Strength and Vulnerability: The Mental Health Podcast that the death had terrifying complications for herself and the rest of her family.
Her mum had lived with Huntington’s disease, a condition that results in brain function deteriorating. It is caused by a faulty gene that is passed on from parents to their children. Children have a 50 per cent chance of developing the condition when passed on from their parents.
Bennett detailed the traumatic details of the family’s pain, revealing she received a call in the middle of the night from…