Dean Smahon in hospital
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Dean Smahon's baby joy after septicaemia ordeal

A man who lost both his legs, eight fingers and part of his nose after contracting septicaemia is to become a father for the first time.

Dean Smahon, 54, had a 10% chance of survival when he fell ill in 2010.

Mr Smahon and his wife Kirsty are expecting their first child in February after IVF treatment.

  • 01 Sep 2016