'My mum thinks I'm an MP, she has early-onset Alzheimer's'

In late spring 2014, Chris Chapman got a card from his great aunt congratulating him on his recent election as an MP.
It hadn't happened. There hadn't even been a general election in 2014, though he had just become a Conservative councillor in Tower Hamlets. Confused, he rang his aunt.
"Your mum told me," she said.
Two years earlier, Chris's "incredibly sharp, funny and quick-witted" mum - Lynda - had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's, aged just 53.
"I could probably have explained to her at that stage that she had got mixed up," he told the BBC.... read more

 
11 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 40
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