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The touching moment Ada Nicodemou gives Rowena Wallace back one of the Logies she sold

The touching moment Ada Nicodemou gives a tearful Rowena Wallace one of the Logies the Sons and Daughters actress sold to survive while living on a ‘$400 a week’ pension

Rowena Wallace was forced to sell off her Logie Awards to survive. 

And on Sunday night, the legendary actress, 74, got one of them back, during touching scenes on Channel Seven’s The Fame Game. 

Home and Away star Ada Nicodemou announced that she was handing a Silver Logie ‘to Australia’s biggest TV legend’ who was the award’s rightful owner. 

Moved: Rowena Wallace (pictured) was forced to sell off her Logie Awards to survive. And on Sunday night, the legendary actress got one of them back, during touching scenes on Channel Seven’s The Fame Game

‘Oh my god, is it really? Oh my god, it is too!’ Rowena cried when she was handed the Logie and told it was hers.

Swatting away tears, she joked that it had been some years since she had last seen it. 

‘Oh thank you, I don’t know what to say,’ the emotional actress said, before revealing it was her 1983 Silver Logie for Most Popular Lead Actress. 

Sweet: Home and Away star Ada Nicodemou (pictured) announced that she was handing a Silver Logie 'to Australia's biggest TV legend' who was the award's rightful owner

Sweet: Home and Away star Ada Nicodemou (pictured) announced that she was handing a Silver Logie ‘to Australia’s biggest TV legend’ who was the award’s rightful owner

Rowena has won several Logies throughout her career.   

In 1984, she took home the Gold Logie, the Silver Logies for Most Popular Actress and Best Actress in a Series. In 1985, she won Best Lead Actress in a Series.

The Sons and Daughters star, who suffers from clinical depression, revealed in 2017 that she was struggling to survive on ‘roughly $400 a week’.   

She reluctantly allowed friends to setup a crowd funding page on GoFundMe to help fund an intended move to Brisbane.

Hard: The Sons and Daughters star, who suffers from clinical depression, revealed in 2017 that she was struggling to survive on 'roughly $400 a week'. She sold her Gold Logie several years ago to cover living expenses

Hard: The Sons and Daughters star, who suffers from clinical depression, revealed in 2017 that she was struggling to survive on ‘roughly $400 a week’. She sold her Gold Logie several years ago to cover living expenses

‘I don’t know what else to do,’ she confessed to The Daily Telegraph at the time. 

The Home and Away alum remained conflicted about asking for money, and admitted she thinks the public’s backlash is an unavoidable inevitability. 

She sold her Gold Logie several years ago to cover living expenses at the secluded Victorian home she shares with beloved pooches Phoebe and Reubus.

To make matters worse, she revealed: ‘I’m not in great shape. I have chronic pain, which is debilitating.’ 

Star: The beloved star rose to fame on soap opera Sons and Daughters, beginning her role as Patricia Dunne, nicknamed Pat the Rat, in 1981. Pictured on the soap

Star: The beloved star rose to fame on soap opera Sons and Daughters, beginning her role as Patricia Dunne, nicknamed Pat the Rat, in 1981. Pictured on the soap 

She revealed that’s she’s been riddled with anxiety for years, with every coming bill pushing her further into panic.

Like many of the actors who started out in the 60’s, she revealed she lacks a Superannuation fund, because it wasn’t required back then.

The beloved star rose to fame on soap opera Sons and Daughters, beginning her role as Patricia Dunne, nicknamed Pat the Rat, in 1981. 

Winner: Rowena has won several Logies - including the Gold Logie in 1984, and Silver Logies for for Most Popular Actress in 1984, Best Actress in a Series, also in 1984, and Best Lead Actress in a Series in 1985. Pictured on Sons and Daughters

Winner: Rowena has won several Logies – including the Gold Logie in 1984, and Silver Logies for for Most Popular Actress in 1984, Best Actress in a Series, also in 1984, and Best Lead Actress in a Series in 1985. Pictured on Sons and Daughters 

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