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carol-barnes.jpgI was sorry to hear that the well-known British journalist Carol Barnes has died today  She was a youthful 63 and had suffered a major stroke earlier this week. I always thought her a very professional broadcaster and it’s always sad when people die at such a relatively young age. Carol had suffered a terrible loss when her 24 year old daughter Clare tragically died in a sky-diving accident back in 2004 and later that year, Barnes was stopped by police near Brighton on suspicion of speeding and was found to be over the legal alcohol limit. She was eventually found guilty of drink-driving and subsequently lost her role as a magistrate. One can only imagine the pain that drove her to such behaviour. My sympathies go out to her family, and in particular to her children who have lost their mum . In the midst of life….

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