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Recovering: Edwin Poots with his wife Glynis, whose nursing experience helped her to speedily diagnose his perforated appendix

Recovering: Edwin Poots with his wife Glynis, whose nursing experience helped her to speedily diagnose his perforated appendix

Recovering: Edwin Poots with his wife Glynis, whose nursing experience helped her to speedily diagnose his perforated appendix

Burst appendix, Covid-19 and cancer — that’s what Edwin Poots got for Christmas.

They say all bad things come in threes and the 55-year-old can certainly testify to that.

Unfortunately, he couldn’t give back these unwanted ‘gifts’, but the DUP man is not sitting around in his slippers moping about it.


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