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Miracle on the day my son 'died'

PUBLISHED: 11:40 16 December 2002 | UPDATED: 13:12 03 March 2010

EACH day Veronica Gammell gives thanks for the miracle she says saved her son Dave's life.

The mother-of-five today told how the 21-year-old 'died' on the operating table after he suffered massive head injuries when he plunged 40ft between two containers on a ship at Ipswich Port.

EACH day Veronica Gammell gives thanks for the miracle she says saved her son Dave's life.

The mother-of-five today told how the 21-year-old 'died' on the operating table after he suffered massive head injuries when he plunged 40ft between two containers on a ship at Ipswich Port.

But Mrs Gammell believes the skill of medical teams and the support of family and friends somehow gave her son the strength to pull through.

See tonight's Evening Star for full story…


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