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 "THE POINT OF THIS LIFE"

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Early days 1983

Early days 1983

The Guess Who 2016

The Guess Who 2016

Photo by HC Parker

Greg Johnson Tornado Hunter

Greg Johnson Tornado Hunter

Carl with Captain Phillips

Carl with Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips survived Somali pirate attack and kidnap ordeal

Car_crushed

Car_crushed

Police investigators estimate vehicles were both travelling 60MPH / 100KPH on impact

Carl's rental car

Carl's rental car

2008 Victoria, Australia

No fear, no weakness

No fear, no weakness

Carl's mantra during 5 months in hospital

Video message home 2008

Video message home 2008

Carl was keen to let folks back in Canada know how well he was recovering.

Therapy session 2008

Therapy session 2008

Recorded by National News crew Channel Nine Australia

Carl on crutches 2008

Carl on crutches 2008

Australia

Return to Canada 2009

Return to Canada 2009

With Jerry Mercer and Mark Santer in background

TapRooT presentation

TapRooT presentation

Teamwork

Teamwork

Carl was a track champion in High School.

Carl at OSSGA 2015

Carl at OSSGA 2015

Music and keynote address about safety and coming back from the brink

Studio time

Studio time

NYE2014

NYE2014

Pat Gowan, Mark Santer, Jerry Mercer and Carl

Speak and play Saskatchewan

Speak and play Saskatchewan

Carl Industrial safety seminar

Carl Industrial safety seminar

Saskatchewan Safety Council, Regina SK

Book Lover's Ball 2015

Book Lover's Ball 2015

Carl's Peter Pan moment at the Book Lover's Ball. Recognized as one of Toronto’s top 100 events by Biz Bash Magazine and the winner of four international and national event awards. Carl was invited as celebrity author representing Dundurn Press for his autobiography "Strange Way to Live"

Book Lover's Ball 2015 Dundurn boys

Book Lover's Ball 2015 Dundurn boys

Recognized as one of Toronto’s top 100 events by Biz Bash Magazine and the winner of four international and national event awards. The Book Lover’s Ball has received unparalleled acclaim. Carl is here with fellow author Richard Scarsbrook.

Regina SK, Canada

Regina SK, Canada

Sask Safety Council taking huge steps to reduce workplace injury and deaths

Q and A 2015 Toronto CANADA

Q and A 2015 Toronto CANADA

OSSGA

Head on collision

Head on collision

Carl describes how the accident happened

Carl discusses car crash

Carl discusses car crash

OSSGA Toronto

Taproot Global Summit 2014

Taproot Global Summit 2014

Carl's moving keynote address includes music. Courtesy TapRoot System Improvements

Carl in woods

Carl in woods

Home in Haliburton Canada 2014

Taproot Christmas 2014

Taproot Christmas 2014

Surprise show

Surprise show

Office workers got a pre-Christmas show in Florida USA 2014

Financial services Florida

Financial services Florida

Carl surprises office workers

Fans queue

Fans queue

Carl on far left of pic in Nottingham England October 2014

Carl in London

Carl in London

Music festival with Coney Hatch November 2014

On tour U.K.

On tour U.K.

Coney Hatch tour Courtesy EspenTverberg

U.K. Firefest 2014

U.K. Firefest 2014

Pic courtesy Dave Farrell

Meet after keynote

Meet after keynote

Horseshoe Bay Texas

Teamwork proved vital

Teamwork proved vital

"No hope for this guy" though rescuers felt there was no hope of Carl surviving they gave every effort to stabilising Carl and getting him to E.R.

Transporting Carl

Transporting Carl

Carl's actual rescue: being placed into helicopter April 14, 2008

Carl's actual rescue 2008

Carl's actual rescue 2008

Courtesy Helen Tatchell

Hard Rock Hotel 2014

Hard Rock Hotel 2014

Orlando Florida

Friends for over 30 years

Friends for over 30 years

Andy Curran and Carl in Coney Hatch 2014

Carl and Andy

Carl and Andy

Brothers in arms

Texas after party

Texas after party

Carl Dixon musician and motivational speaker 2014-5-15-11:25:21

Carl Dixon musician and motivational speaker 2014-5-15-11:25:21

Meet and greet

Meet and greet

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

TapRoot System Improvements

Meeting attendees of Texas talk

Meeting attendees of Texas talk

Songwriting workshops

Songwriting workshops

Reunion with hospital staff

Reunion with hospital staff

Two years after being rescued Carl returns to thank hospital staff, Melbourne Australia

Calgary

Carl speaks in Calgary 2017

NPL

Music and safety message

Peel

Standing ovation

Carl's rescue

Bystander photos of Carl's rescue 2008

Loading Carl

Carl loaded into air ambulance 2008

Teamwork

Despite the prognosis of "no hope" teams diligently work to save Carl

Carl's car

Carl's rental car

Car crushed

Carl's rental car. He was trapped for one and a half hours

Carl's car side on

Carl's crushed car

Carl post coma

No fear, no weakness

After eye removal

E.R. surgeons

Carl with E.R surgeons

Thanks Nurses

The amazing prosthetic maker

Amazing maker of prosthetics, thank you Patrick

Paramedics badge

Awarded to Carl by his rescuers

Coney Hatch 1982

Coney Hatch Carl first record deal

Cone Hatch

Album cover shoot

Iron Maiden Pass

On tour with Iron Maiden

Carl with The Guess Who 2008

Carl Dixon - reunited with The Guess

Back with The Guess Who 2016. "Reunion was healing for all"

Carl speaking

Carl's inspiring talk, Texas 2015

firefest2014Carl

On tour, England 2014

Carl

Coney Hatch 2013

Coney Hatch 1982

Signing autographs at Sam The Record Man's Toronto

The Guess Who poster 2016

The Guess Who promo 2016

Fundraiser with Jerry Mercerhoenix

On tour Minnehaha Bay 2016

With Cmdr HADFIELD at NASA

With Commander Hadfield NASA

The Guess Who Florida

Meeting attendees after talkited

TapRoot Summit Horseshoe Bay Texas

With Captain Philips

TapRoot Summit 2015

Hard Rock Hotel

Orlando FL

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April Wine cover

Carl's Book and CDs

I'm an author

Carl at library conference - rock n roll!

Describing injuries

Big screen

Theatre events

Standing ovation 2017

Then and Now

Walking tall in NYC 2016

Wedding Day

Carl finally found his kindred spirit in 2013. The wedding was on their property

Wedding Day

Helen Christabel Parker and Carl Anthony Dixon

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Meet and greet