Here is a Valentines day post I first wrote three years ago remembering fondly the man who taught me what love meant… For you Dad.xx… 345 more words
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The rugby world lost one of its most inspirational legends this week as Joost van der Westhuizen passed away.
The former scrum-half had been suffering with motor neurone disease since 2011 and finally lost a brave battle against the degenerative illness, after initially only being given two years to live. 163 more words
Having just landed back home, I’ve just heard the news of the passing of former South African scrum half and captain Joost van der Westhuizen. Joost had been suffering from motor neurone disease since 2011 and I knew he took a turn for the worse before heading to Italy. 150 more words
He wanted his legacy to be change for other motor neurone sufferers – an obituary of Gordon Aikman
First published on LabourList
Gordon Aikman was propelled into the media when he was tragically diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 29 during the Scottish independence referendum. 844 more words