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Hollywood past saves climber given dementia death sentence

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Description

Five years ago one of the world's most celebrated mountaineers and an adviser on Hollywood climbing films was sectioned, diagnosed with dementia and psychosis and prepared "to be sent off to die" by doctors.

Period22 Feb 2019 → 23 Feb 2019

Five years ago one of the world's most celebrated mountaineers and an adviser on Hollywood climbing films was sectioned, diagnosed with dementia and psychosis and prepared "to be sent off to die" by doctors.

References

TitleHollywood past of mountaineer helps in fight to defeat dementia
Media name/outletDaily Express
Date of coverage23/02/19
TitleHollywood past saves climber given dementia death sentence
Media name/outletThe Times
Date of coverage22/02/19

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