Terry Pratchett talks about his Alzheimer's
Author Terry Pratchett, who wrote the Discworld series, talks to BBC Radio Stoke’s Pete Morgan about being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s…
What do the names 'Jingo, 'Hogfather' or 'Mort' mean to you? They are in fact books, part of the best selling 'Discworld' series by Terry Pratchett OBE.
But, at the end of 2007, the fantasy author posted a statement online saying he'd been diagnosed with a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer's disease, something he says explained a 'phantom stroke' he had earlier in the year.
So what was it like to find out? And how do you plan for the future?
BBC Radio Stoke’s Pete Morgan spoke to the best-selling author…
last updated: 22/12/2009 at 08:42
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