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Best Friend

Eve invites a stranger in. Jimmi's counselling session with Valerie takes a serious turn when she receives some worrying news. Remy Briscoe starts his dream job.


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Ask for Anna Sawsworth.

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I don't think you're going to be with us very long.

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You're far too handsome.

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So apart from the usual -

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eyes, nose, orifices, worming,

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fleas, lumps and bumps, etc -

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what else is there to think about?

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Parvovirus infection, black coated, colitis...

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Lymphocytic-plasmacytic.

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Perianal fistula...

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Acral lick dermatitis...

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-Anal furunculosis...

-Anna?

-Yes.

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I'm Remy.

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A dog?

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Yeah, from the rescue centre.

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I mean, I've always wanted one. It's just Mum never had the space.

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But now I've bought a house, haven't I?

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-And what about the walks?

-I like walking.

-Really?

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-Yeah, just not on my own.

-Get yourself a girlfriend, then.

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Because there's no way the rescue centre's going to give you a dog.

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Why not?

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Because you're a single man who works all the time.

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Trust me - girlfriend first, then dog.

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Dr Heston Carter, Mill Health Centre.

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Between 11.12pm and 12.12pm.

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Can it be another time?

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It's meant to be a secret. I don't want my wife to know about it.

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That's a bit late.

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OK, let's leave it as it is.

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A case of 12 by 12.12.

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Bye.

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The answerphone says you're on another call.

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I'll keep trying.

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Are you trying to sell me something?

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Yes or no?

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In that case, whatever you're selling, I don't want it.

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Please don't call this number again.

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My son will report you. Good day.

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And don't forget to take your pills. Oh.

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Good day.

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Ben wants to see me later.

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He probably wants to talk about the whole will again.

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It's funny, isn't it?

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That Jimmi's the counsellor, and

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yet I'm the one that everyone wants to talk to about their problems.

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I'll probably helping Jimmi more than he helps me...

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Cos after we get through all the heavy stuff,

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there's still online dating, lovability and man-shopping...

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-PHONE RINGS

-Hello?

-Plus scabies.

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Do you think they've gone?

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-You hope so, don't you?

-Hello?

-But maybe they just die inside you.

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Like your dreams.

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Thanks for that.

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-Is there anybody there?

-Hello. Sorry. Hi.

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What is your name and what is your organisation's name?

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Mum, it's me.

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-Are you trying to sell me something?

-Mother, it's Alistair.

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-Yes or no?

-No.

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In that case, why are you calling?

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I'm calling you because I am your son and heir.

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Well, why didn't you say so?

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So, how are you feeling today?

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-Now?

-Irritated.

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I was fine before.

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Apart from my pottery class being cancelled.

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I was thinking about that story you were telling me yesterday.

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-The one about Uncle Terry, wasn't it?

-Are you testing me?

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No.

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You're no better than all the other timewasters that keep

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ringing me up.

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Have people been calling you?

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Mother?

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Mum, are you there?

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Irritating, isn't it?

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When you know someone's there and they don't say anything?

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Point taken.

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Did you say your pottery class had been cancelled?

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You are testing me.

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In that case,

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on shelf B,

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between Four Weddings And A Funeral and Gone With The Wind,

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you're going to find a film called Ghost from 1990.

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There's a particularly interesting pottery scene in that one.

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Oh.

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I'll go and watch it now.

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-All right, enjoy. Bye.

-Bye.

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-Aren't you ever tempted to take them in yourself?

-There are so many.

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But if you met one you had a special connection with?

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-That wouldn't be professional.

-No.

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Why would anyone not want him?

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Relationship break up.

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Well, I'd take him.

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Maybe you could!

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No, I'm not in a position. Other people to consider.

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-Girlfriend?

-Gosh, no!

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-Mother.

-You live at home?

-Yeah.

-Me too.

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-I can't wait to move out.

-Me neither.

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Get some independence.

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So, if you were to do an initial examination...

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Alphabetically...

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Atopy, blastomycosis, contact hypersensitivity,

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cryptococcosis, deep pyoderma,

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eosinophilic dermatitis, follicular dysplasia...

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-Cyclic.

-Folliculitis...

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-Pyotraumatic.

-Food allergy...

-Hypersensitivity...

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And our old friend idiopathic cutaneous

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-and renal glomerular vasculopathy.

-CRGV?

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-Well, it's worth checking, isn't it?

-Of course.

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I'm sure he won't be on his own for too long.

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-Not if the right person turns up.

-No.

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-Shall we get some lunch?

-Yes, please.

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I'm ever so sorry for interrupting.

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Who says you were?

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-The napkin.

-Oh, I see.

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What's your name?

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My name is George Popwell and I work for Spring Green Windows.

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I suppose you're trying to sell me something?

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Honestly, yes and no.

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The government are running a scheme offering grants to fit carbon

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neutral windows, but the scheme's barely been publicised,

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so we've decided to go door to door and tell people.

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-That's a funny way of doing business.

-It is.

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But in this case, we couldn't think of a better one.

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So even if you're not interested yourself, if you could tell

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anyone you know about the scheme - friends, neighbours, family...

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Anyone who might have an interest in increasing

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the value of their property.

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Thank you for your time.

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So how does this scheme work?

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-So is this your first job?

-Yes.

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So which vet school are you going to go to?

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-Letherbridge.

-Me too.

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I'm in my second year.

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-I've always wanted to be a vet.

-Me too.

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-Did you have any dogs growing up?

-No.

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But I had loads of other pets.

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Yeah? Which was your favourite?

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My favourite? A chinchilla.

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-Just the one?

-No, of course not. Two.

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-Because they're unhappy on their own, aren't they?

-Yeah.

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PHONE RINGS Excuse me.

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Calls get diverted to my mobile.

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Letherbridge Animal Rescue Centre, Anna speaking.

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Oh, hello, I wonder whether you can help me.

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I'm looking at your website

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at a lovely looking dog by the name of Brutus.

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Sorry, potential owner.

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A bit of a scary sounding name.

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I know. I think it's ironic.

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Right. So he does have a lovely temperament, yeah?

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-Yes, he's as lovely as he looks.

-Great.

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Would it be possible for me to come and meet him?

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-Do you mind if I ask you a few questions first?

-No. Not at all.

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OK. Are you already a dog owner?

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No, but I've always wanted to be, we just never had the space growing up.

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-But now?

-Yeah.

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I've just bought my own house. With a garden, actually!

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He's just bought a house.

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-And can I ask what you do?

-Yeah, I'm a doctor.

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He's a doctor.

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-You must be busy, then?

-Yeah.

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But my mum and dad have said they'll help me look after it.

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You live with your mother and father?

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No, I live on my own. No partner, no kids.

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-So you're a busy doctor and you're single?

-Yeah.

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-Right. Can you come in so we can meet?

-Great.

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-Can I come now? I'm off until four.

-Now's fine.

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Great, I'll see you soon.

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-Thanks, bye.

-He sounds nice.

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-KNOCKING

-Come in.

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How are you? I can only hope that I've helped.

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I beg your pardon?

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With the whole breaking up with Will scenario.

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It does get easier, trust me.

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You've made the right decision. Don't change your mind.

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-Be strong.

-Right, thank you.

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So the reason I actually called you here is that I'd like you to

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attend the PPG meeting on Monday.

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-What?

-I'd like you to represent

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the practice at the Patient Participation Group.

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Yes, I know what the PPG is.

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Then you'll go on Monday?

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-You don't have to let me know right now.

-Right.

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So you'll let me know later?

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-Yes.

-Great.

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Yes, it's Dr Carter, Mill Health Centre, again.

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It is...2.08 pm.

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Well, who changed it to 5.06 to 6? I need it by 4!

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That's funny.

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-You escaping from Valerie?

-No. I'm meeting her out here.

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Out here? For why?

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Walking therapy.

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Buy some boots...

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Come on, then.

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She has got a list.

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Someone's coming to meet you.

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-A doctor.

-Doctors hate pets, though.

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-Do they?

-"Filthy things.

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"Don't put your face near it, Remy, you'll catch something.

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"Do you want a rabies shot?"

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-Anna?

-Yes.

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Sid Vere. We spoke on the phone.

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And this must be Brutus.

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-It is. Say hello.

-Hello!

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-So you're single, you say?

-Yeah. Still haven't found the right girl.

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And what if you find her and she doesn't like dogs?

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Then she won't be the right girl, then, will she?

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I will have to do a home visit.

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Yeah. Of course.

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-And have you got any experience with animals?

-No, no.

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-Ever had a dog before?

-No.

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Well, I have.

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-But you said...?

-A sheepdog called Old Shep.

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He saved my life.

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I was drowning, but he pulled me out.

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And when he got ill, I nursed him, but it was no good.

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He died.

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Hence my lifelong desire to be a vet.

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Didn't you do work experience with us at the Mill?

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Why would you do work experience at a health centre

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if you always wanted to be a vet?

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And your mum's a doctor, isn't she? A clinical lead at St Phil's?

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Is she the doctor who doesn't like animals?

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Yet she let you have Old Shep?

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Did you have any pets at all?

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-No.

-No chinchillas?

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No.

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Why don't you stay and supervise Sid and Brutus

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while I go do my round?

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Walkies! Come on, then. Walkies!

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HE SIGHS

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And you're sure you don't mind me not being interested in windows?

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Course not.

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There's always time to stop for a cup of tea on a miserable day.

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It is lunchtime, after all.

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Oh, yes, it is. I must get you something to eat.

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-No, really.

-No, I must.

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Really, I'm fine.

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Mrs Haskey...

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You certainly go for it, when you see a girl you like, don't you?

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-Old Shep?

-What about him?

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It's from an old Elvis song, isn't it?

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Mother's an unlikely fan.

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Yeah, you were exactly the same when you were at the Mill.

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I heard you asked Megan out.

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The psychiatrist?

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You actually did me a favour, to be honest.

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A favour how?

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Nothing like a bit of competition to get you going.

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You and Megan?

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Not any more.

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What happened?

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Just one of them things.

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But you did light a fire under me, so...

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-He's great, isn't he?

-Yeah, he is.

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And Anna seems nice and all.

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I had loads of things to talk about,

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but now all I can think about is Ashley.

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So let's talk about Ashley, then.

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Why are you so worried about seeing him?

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Cos he deserted me.

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When you had cancer?

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Yeah.

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Although, technically we had already broken up.

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When we got into a big argument at a PPG meeting.

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-And now Ben wants you to go to another one?

-Yeah.

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-You don't want to go?

-No.

-Why not?

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Why do you think? Would you want to see Cherry?

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-No. But then, she means nothing to me now, so...

-What?

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-And you think Ashley does to me?

-I don't know. Does he?

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No.

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So why can't you go to a meeting with him?

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Could you go to a meeting with Cherry?

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Yeah, I think so.

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Even though she cheated on you with Daniel?

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-Did Ashley cheat on you?

-No.

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So why are you so worried about seeing him?

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Ooh, look, swings.

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How are they getting on?

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They seem to be doing fine.

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So what do you know about Sid?

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I met him briefly eight months ago.

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He was going out with the practice psychiatrist, Megan.

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-Was he? You didn't just make that up as well?

-No.

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-I was in medical school for two years.

-Why didn't you say?

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-I didn't want to ruin things.

-Well, you have.

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So he's not with the psychiatrist any more?

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-Apparently not.

-Did he say why?

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"Just one of those things."

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Yeah, I like him.

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-You hardly know him.

-I'd like to get to.

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So what do we do now?

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-You two will need to spend more time together.

-Great.

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-And he'll have to meet your mother and father.

-No problem.

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I guess you'll have to too? Meet the parents.

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Like taking a new girlfriend home.

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-Except a dog's a lifetime commitment.

-Yeah.

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My mum and dad won't be around till later.

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So, do you mind if I bring a friend to see him first?

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-Someone who'll be walking him as well?

-Yeah, maybe.

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-Well, hopefully.

-OK.

-Right.

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I'll be back in about 20 minutes.

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Cheese and onion.

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-Delicious.

-My son's favourite.

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He's a doctor, you know.

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Is that right?

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-Terribly busy, of course.

-Course.

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But not too busy to support me since my husband died.

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Doctors, yeah, they do all right.

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Not financially, of course.

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There's no need for that.

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All right for some.

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But I do get a bit lonely sometimes.

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I wish I could say the same,

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but with a wife and three kids at home...

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Less so lately, because Alistair, that's my son,

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he does phone me nearly every day.

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He's a doctor.

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Did I say?

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You might have mentioned it.

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Oh, I'm sorry.

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My memory's not what it was.

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But you make a mean cheese and onion sandwich. Delicious.

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Thank you. Now, I really should be going.

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It's been lovely to meet you.

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Have you seen Ghost?

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-I really should be...

-It's that film, with Demi Moore.

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And that Swayze chap, Patrick Swayze.

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He's in Dirty Dancing.

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Cheerio, then.

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So, are you not going to have a look at my windows?

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So what do you think?

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It's a dog. A very nice dog.

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But like I said... Having said that.

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The way she's looking over at you.

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Leave it.

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She's just deciding whether I'm suitable.

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Yeah, but like I said.

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-So, is that the psychiatrist?

-No.

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He clearly has commitment issues.

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I just don't think he's suitable.

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Hard to say. He could be.

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Unless someone better comes along.

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I was wearing a headscarf.

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He asked why. I said, "Cos I've got cancer."

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Then he asked me if I was going to die

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because he said he didn't think he could cope with me dying.

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I said, "Funny that, I don't think

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"I'm coping very well myself, at the moment."

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But he was already out the door.

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Running for the hills.

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That was the last time I ever saw him.

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I can't even walk past his house now.

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As far as he's concerned, I could be dead.

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Mind you, he's married now, so that probably doesn't worry him.

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He's married? Does that bother you?

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-What, do I wish it was me?

-Yes.

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No.

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Me married to Ashley.

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Me married to anyone. I just don't see it.

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Why not?

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It's a pipe dream, isn't it?

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It's just a fantasy.

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Is it?

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I didn't used to think so.

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What did you used to think?

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I used to think I would be swept off my feet by some sheep

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farmer in New Zealand, or a flying doctor...

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..or the chairman of the PPG.

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And if he'd proposed?

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I'd have bitten his hand off.

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But now...

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I know this sounds overdramatic,

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but I don't think I'll ever fall in love again.

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I think that part of me died with the cancer.

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And what if it was different? What if Ashley wanted to marry you

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-when he found out you were ill?

-Like Barry did?

-Yeah.

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I'd have bitten his hand off.

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How does that make you feel?

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All done.

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You poor man, you must be starving.

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Let me get you some lunch?

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You gave me some. Cheese and onion. Delicious.

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Yes, of course. Sorry.

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So how are my windows?

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They need a bit of TLC.

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-Really?

-They're not in a good way.

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You need to improve the thermal gain.

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I had my son, Alistair, check them out.

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He would have noticed that.

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Course he would.

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That's why he called us.

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Asked us to come over.

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-Alistair did?

-Yeah.

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I told you when I first came in, remember?

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About Alistair being too busy with his patients to come over

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himself, so he asked me to come.

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-You told me?

-Yeah.

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But silver lining-wise, the good news is...

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..all I need is £1,000 up front.

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Have you actually considered the responsibilities of owning a pet?

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As opposed to my mum having an Elvis record?

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Have you factored in the cost?

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Yeah.

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-Vet's fees? Insurance?

-Yes. Yes.

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And food. And boarding.

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Go away a lot, do you?

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Not really.

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And what if you do meet someone

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-and want to whisk her away to Paris, Milan, Capri...?

-What?

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-So would you be walking Brutus as well?

-Me? No.

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We're not together.

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I can put a word in if you're interested.

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-I'm not.

-And what about diseases?

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What diseases?

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Sebaceous adenitis, seborrhoea, skin tumours...

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I am a doctor. You can't baffle me with science.

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Squamous cell carcinoma of the nail bed, waterline disease,

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zinc-responsive dermatosis, and our old friend CRGV.

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What is CRGV?

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Idiopathic cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy...

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Commonly known as Alabama Rot,

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a flesh-eating bug which leads to skin lesions and kidney disease.

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Is that what you want?

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Is that what your mother and father want?

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Because I know my mother wouldn't.

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But I don't care.

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Whatever's wrong with him,

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whatever my mother says,

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I'm prepared to do whatever it takes.

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And with Anna too.

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HE CLICKS TONGUE

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What are you doing? I said 12 bottles.

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Not 12 boxes.

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So there I am, I'm all dressed in black.

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I'm immaculate. Im-black-ulate.

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And I walk in, fabulous.

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He sees me, and I lift the veil.

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-There's a veil too?

-Oh, yeah.

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In the film, I'm played by Zara.

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A femme fatale.

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A femme fatale who doesn't die.

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So he can see what he's missing.

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What he could have had.

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-So you're going to go to the meeting, then?

-Oh, I don't know.

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Maybe just talking about it's enough?

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Well, you're not getting closure, then.

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See, I don't really like that word.

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Ever since C&A shut down.

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No, I'll probably just give Ben my apologies.

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I'm sure Ashley won't cross my mind again.

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But, thank you, though. You've really cheered me up.

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Likewise.

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Don't worry, you will meet someone.

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I'd really rather talk to Alistair about it first.

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Good idea.

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Although he can get very busy.

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True.

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And it was his idea in the first place.

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Yes.

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But still, I'd really like to call him first.

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No problem, then. We'll call him.

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One case of 12 by 12.12, could I have been any clearer?

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It was for the best.

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Yeah, you're probably right.

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Been somewhere nice?

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The animal rescue centre.

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Sid was thinking about getting a dog.

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Well, pets can be such great companions.

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Geoffrey certainly has been since Ashley left.

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Walked out on me two years ago last November.

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Just up and left, without a word, moved in with his aunt.

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If it was his aunt.

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I could have died. Would he have cared?

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Would he have even turned up to the funeral?

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And if he had turned up to the funeral, would he have brought her?

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His wife?

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So what happened? Did you see one you liked?

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Yeah, I did. But I thought he'd be better off with someone else.

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Oh, well, I hope you're right.

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And you don't bump into him one day with whoever he's with now.

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I'm sure he'll be fine.

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-You did the right thing.

-Yeah, yeah.

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-Right, see you next week.

-See you, then.

0:22:430:22:46

PHONE RINGS

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Letherbridge Animal Rescue Centre, Anna speaking.

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Hello, I'm interested in one of your dogs.

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-Are you already a dog owner?

-No.

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And I never have been.

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And I haven't got my own house.

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And...I didn't have a dog called Old Shep.

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# The years fast did roll Old Shep he grew old

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# His eyes were fast growing dim

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# And one day the doctor looked at me and said

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# "I can do no more for him, Jim." #

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I thought it was doctors and not vets who looked after dogs.

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Your mum's a doctor.

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Didn't she tell you?

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I'd already said I wanted to be a doctor.

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And for Mother, that was it.

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Decided. No discussions.

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But I have always wanted to be a vet.

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And I got there in the end.

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Found out what I really wanted.

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If you think I'm suitable.

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Engaged.

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Maybe we should just call your bank and you can arrange the transfer?

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I can help you if you want.

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Thank you, I'm perfectly capable.

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Of course, but any way that I can help, that's what Alistair said.

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Alistair said?

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Anything to make your life easier.

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-Well, in that case, I think should phone him.

-Why?

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To say thank you.

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But he's busy with his patients.

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Not till after 4 o'clock.

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So, give me that phone.

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There's a good chap. Thank you.

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Done and...done.

0:24:530:24:57

PHONE BUZZES

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-KNOCKING

-Come in.

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-It's a yes.

-What is?

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You didn't let Will ruin your life,

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Jimmi didn't let Cherry ruin his,

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and I am not going to let anybody ruin mine.

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Yes, Sid's dog may be better off with somebody else,

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-but nobody trades in Valerie Pitman.

-OK.

-PPG meeting on Monday.

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Yes to that.

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Right, good. I'll let them know.

0:25:290:25:31

Oh, no, there's no need.

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Let's keep it as a surprise.

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-Are you sure about this?

-Yeah.

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-I've even told Mother.

-And she agreed?

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Well, it was either that or I moved out.

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-I will have to do a home visit.

-I know.

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And maybe we could take Brutus for a walk in Western Wood?

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Western Wood? We've had reports of poisoning.

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Really? That's terrible.

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-If a dog like Brutus sees something...

-They'll pick it up.

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Slug pellets, metaldehyde.

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The animal becomes unsteady on their feet and twitchy,

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but may rapidly deteriorate and suffer continuous convulsions

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and possibly respiratory failure. Chocolate?

0:26:060:26:09

Theobromine vomiting, diarrhoea, dehydration, hyperactivity,

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high temperature and blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythm and tremors.

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Vitamin D? Abnormal heart rhythm and kidney failure.

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Effects may be delayed for several days and may be permanent.

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Alcohol?

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Loss of bodily control...

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Difficulty breathing...

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-BOTH:

-Hypersalivation.

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Shame we couldn't get hold of

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-Alistair, but I'll try him again later.

-Oh, thank you.

-Not at all.

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Contract's all signed, bank transfer's gone through.

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-It's been a pleasure doing business with you.

-And with you.

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Has someone been talking to you about windows?

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No! I don't know.

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Frankly, Zara, I'm disappointed by your negativity.

0:27:270:27:30

As a partner, I think you should be absolutely ashamed of yourself.

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Hi. I'm Ashley Mackintosh.

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Valerie?

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Why are you getting so angry?

0:27:380:27:40

Because you're twisting things, and you're messing with my head!

0:27:400:27:43

Eve invites a stranger in, while Jimmi's counselling session with Valerie takes a serious turn when she receives some worrying news. Former medical student Remy Briscoe is now following his dreams, but on his first day at a dog rescue centre he soon finds himself in competition - with Sid.


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