Jo Cameron only realised in her sixties that it was not the norm to never feel pain. It wasn’t until she came out of a notoriously painful operation unfazed that her doctor suspected Cameron was different. She has gone through life bumping into things, burning herself and even getting her teeth knocked out without feeling any pain. Scientists at University College London hope that research into the mutated genes which cause Cameron’s condition will lead to better treatments for chronic pain, PTSD and wound healing.
My children are the speakers of tomorrow, the next generation. I want them to have a voice. I want to prepare them to deal effectively with the difficulties of the world today and to stand up for themselves and their beliefs.
Look around you. Look at the poison you have created and ask yourself, what are you leaving me? This is your legacy and, regardless of Thursday's result, my generation may well spend the rest of our lives cleaning up.
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1950s These fellas are doing their daily dose of rhythmic exercise, according to the narrator. But don't be fooled, he says
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