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2008-08-24 00:00:33

Pensioner Ray Stuart says he's the victim of an NHS postcode lottery which could lead to the loss of his sight. The 71-year-old has age-related macular degeneration and his friends have rallied round to pay for the drugs the NHS isn't supplying. Unless his condition is treated, he could go blind within months. Three vital injections of the drug Avastin could save his sight - but it isn't available on the NHS in Gloucestershire. To Mr Stuart's despair, it is given to patients in some...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin