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The Affair – based on true events

Kurfurstendamm, Berlin.  September 1946 A young mother stands at the edge of Kurfurstendamm, a gateway to a city left scarred by war. Holding a small bag of shopping, she wants to return home to her children. Tweet

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Photograph fades but the fight goes on…

This photograph may have faded in the 35 years it has sat on my parents’ mantelpiece, but it’s still a poignant reminder of the devastation blood cancer can cause. It was taken at my fourth birthday party. I’m on the left, my cousin … Continue reading

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