Lord Ashley, Levon Helm, Wendy Grant, Charles Colson, Val May

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Lord Ashley, who as the Labour MP Jack Ashley, overcame deafness to become a champion of disabled people's rights

Also, Levon Helm, the drummer and singer of The Band - who backed Bob Dylan and recorded acclaimed albums of their own.

Wendy Grant - the neuropathologist who came out of retirement to warn that Mad Cow Disease could affect humans

Charles Colson - special counsel to Richard Nixon - who carried out dirty tricks against the President's opponents, but later found God.

And Val May, the theatre director who established the reputation of the Bristol Old Vic.

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Sun 29 Apr 2012 20:30