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2008-09-01 18:00:25

A TERMINALLY-ILL mum is getting ready to wave her daughter off to school. Mum-of-one Karen Gault, who is fighting terminal bowel cancer, funded life-enhancing drug Avastin herself after it was refused by the NHS. Karen, her husband Paul and four-year-old daughter Grace enjoyed a magical family holiday at Disneyland Paris but the family have now suffered a new devastating blow. Routine tests revealed a new tumour growing in her lungs. Paul, 49, said his wife will be taken off the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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