Things I Told My Daughter

Dame Deborah James and her daughter Eloise

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Episode notes

In this episode of Things I Told My Daughter, you’ll hear from Dame Deborah James and her daughter Eloise. 

This episode was recorded in 2019 - 3 years on from Deborah’s diagnosis of bowel cancer. The date today is the 29th June 2022, the day after Dame Deborah James passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.

We hope you find comfort in listening to Deborah as she fearlessly faces cancer with a smile on her face, all whilst challenging taboos and raising awareness.

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And if you would like to continue Deborah’s legacy in supporting the causes that she was so passionate about you can donate to the Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research UK here:

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