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    Liveline Wednesday 22 May 2013


    Marie-Louise's husband committed suicide. She is upset at the level of detail that was published in her local newspaper following the inquest.

    Shane’s daughter is gay and recently got engaged to her partner. Both women went shopping for engagement rings and were disappointed with the reception she got from jewellery shop sales assistants.

    Trish, Peter and Rosie discuss the issues of children with cancer and the difficulties in obtaining medical cards for them.

    Marie has 4 children, 3 of them have special needs. She is currently waiting for funding to get a new wheelchair for her son who has Angleman Syndrome.



    Results of inquests

    It was very upsetting for Marie Louise when the local newspaper published full details of the inquest into her husband's suicide

    Gay marriage

    Shane's daughter & her partner were surprised at attitudes when they went to buy an engagement ring

    Children with cancer

    The medical card is a lifeline for parents like Trish, Rosie, Peter and Marie, all struggling to cope with their children's cancers and other disabilities


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    Music Played on the Show

    • 13:46
      Title: Lovely Day
      Composer: Withers/Scarborough
      Performer(s): Bill Withers
      Performer(s): Bill Withers
      Album: Ultimate Easy Album, Bmg, 82876712452
      Duration: 4:00


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