'Locked-in' Carlisle woman overcomes syndrome

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Three and a half years ago Nicola Watson was living a full life as a mother and businesswoman.

Then a stroke left her in hospital with "locked-in" syndrome.

But the 44-year-old has beaten the odds and finally returned home to Carlisle.

She wants others to know there is still hope, as Alison Freeman reports.

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