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DIY show does makeover for normal, healthy family

Viewers of a DIY makeover show were left a little bemused last night as they watched the transformation of a house occupied by a normal healthy family. John Thompson, 49, and his wife Debra and two children were the lucky recipients of some fairly costly renovations to their ‘tired-looking’ home.

‘The producers asked me on arrival if I’d lost a child recently or if any of them were terminally ill, or disabled, or had Down Syndrome, spina bifida, meningitis, leukaemia, eating disorders, a colostomy bag or were being bullied or just ugly. My boy had tonsilitis a few years back but other than that everyone is fine,’ said Mr Thompson.

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2014
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Isle of Wight residents run in fear at sight of man in electric wheelchair

The electrified man-machine contraption was first spotted at Ryde Pier ticket desk, where it bought a travel pass, apparently oblivious to the fear and chaos it was causing.

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Posted: Apr 3rd, 2012
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Sign language lady actually stuck inside TV

‘I just waved my arms around randomly, hoping someone would notice.’

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2008
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