Back from the dead

HE fell 40ft from a container at Ipswich Port, 'died' twice en-route to hospital and on the operating table and had half his skull on ice awaiting an operation - today he tells his breathtaking story to The Evening Star.

HE fell 40ft from a container at Ipswich Port, 'died' twice en-route to hospital and on the operating table and had half his skull on ice awaiting an operation - today he tells his breathtaking story to The Evening Star.

Former Army soldier David Gammell is today on a long road to recovery after a miraculous brush with death.

At just 21, he has had half of his skull temporarily removed and is living a vulnerable existence where any knock to his head might kill him outright.

Today, as he courageously battles back to full health, he speaks openly to the Star and gives a sincere thank you to the many friends, family and medics who rallied around him in his time of need.

For the full story see tonight's Evening Star

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