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    Leslie Dewhurst in hospital bed with VIP badge on nurse with him C/U in plastic bubble
    5 ft

    Family look on outside tent S/V
    9 ft

    Nurse attends to Leslie S/V
    20 ft

    Dr. Gordon Smith S/V talking to reporter
    91 ft

    Dr. Gordon Smith S/V
    109 ft

    Dr. Gordon Smith with Dr. Morris and reporter S/V
    140 ft

    Dr. Morris S/V
    177 ft

    Mr. and Mrs. Dewhurst and other son, Peter.
    270 ft

    Leslie in bed smiling with thumbs up C/U
    273 ft

    292 ft

    Reporter "Dr. Gordon Smith, His bone marrow has been I understand destroyed by a certain type of anaemia....

    "It's an uncommon form of anaemia, quite rare but not excessively so. We have had a special interest in this sort of disorder for a number of years...."

    Reporter "Dr. Morris, you're from Mary's Hospital Auckland, you came to london with the Dewhurst family...."

    "Yes, I came for two reasons, first to accompany Leslie during the flight and to study the procedures taken at this hospital"

    Reporter "In future the patient won't have to travel 12,000 miles to get some treatment"

    Dr. Morris" I certainly hope not".

    Reporter "Well Mr. and Mrs. Dewhurst you know what we all wish you....."

    "Here at the Hammersmith Hospital everything is now ready. Leslie has been in a plastic sterile isolator for the past week. His brother Peter has also been admitted to receive the preparations he needs to give his bone marrow.......

    Their parents will have to wait a month to see if the operation will be successful" "This is TVZ Hammersmith Hospital, London"


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