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The NI man behind many companies' recorded phone messages speaks out about testicular cancer

Aaron Watson was just 22 when he had life-saving surgery. Now 40, the grandfather tells Stephanie Bell how he's putting lockdown to good use by 'Talking Balls'

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Aaron Watson from Bangor who had testicular cancer

Aaron Watson from Bangor who had testicular cancer

Aaron Watson from Bangor who had testicular cancer

If you are trying to get through to a local business and instead get the dreaded recorded voice message, chances are that the voice belongs to local man Aaron Watson.

From TV and radio voiceover stalwart to a more recent move into business voice recording artist, the Co Down man's distinct tones will be familiar to many thousands in Northern Ireland.

Now Aaron is making himself seen as well as heard as he leads a local campaign to help raise awareness of testicular cancer.