Herald Sun Weekend Magazine
January 5, 2013
ROSIE Thomas has been trying to protect people from bullies since she was in grade 1. Perhaps it was her well-developed sense of empathy.
‘‘I think the greatest tool that I have is empathy,’’ she says. ‘‘It’s also the biggest thing that holds me back. My ability to empathise is so powerful. I’ll cry during a Lite n’ Easy commercial because of how proud I am of those people for having lost weight. It’s a bit irrational. It’s also my biggest driving force.’’