News – AU – “I was so proud of this kid”: Mark “Bomber” Thompson reveals the son’s most beautiful text at the lowest point


An emotional Mark’ Bomber ‘Thompson recounted his son’s beautiful act of love during the AFL big’s darkest days that helped him turn his life around in the beginning

In a lengthy television interview with A Current Affair, Thompson said he hit rock bottom in January 2018 after police seized 481 ecstasy pills and ice cream in a robbery on his Port Melbourne home in mid-2019, and he eventually failed But found guilty of drug possession

After the police raid, Thompson received a visit from former Essendon colleagues James Hird and Adrian Dodoro, who took him to see Melbourne-based psychologist Sandy Rae

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As part of his treatment, Thompson was asked to reconnect with family and friends, including sons Daniel and Michael

“Maybe they (Thompson’s sons) thought they lost me a little because I somehow got away from them,” a tearful Thompson told Channel 9s A Current Affair

“I remember getting a message from my son (Michael):” It doesn’t matter Dad we’re 100 percent behind you And I was so proud of this kid

“It was so powerful to me that my child could do it for me if I would probably give him a good chunk”

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News – AU – ‘I was so proud of this kid’: Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson reveals the son’s most beautiful lyrics at the lowest point