In the Telegraph: Every Breath I Take

If you are in the UK, go and buy a copy of the Daily Telegraph today, for a four-page article in the Telegraph Magazine about Neil Platt and a certain film that was made about him.


Sarfraz Manzoor, a well-known journalist and broadcaster, writes about motor neurone disease:

"One hears of people battling cancer, but no one beats MND; once Neil was diagnosed, everyone knew how the story would play out."

Louise, who was Neil's wife, tells Sarfraz:

"I switched my thinking from self-pity to thinking how privileged I was to be going through this so closely with Neil as he went on this part of his journey through life."

Documentary maker Emma Davie recalls how Morag McKinnon approached her with Neil's story:

"For me the film was so ethically complex that at first I didn't want to make it. But when I met Neil the force of his desire to communicate demanded that we just get on with the job."

If you are hosting a screening on MND Global Awareness Day, this feature may well add some weight when reaching out to your potential audience or local media contacts in advance of your event.

Update (3 June): The article is now available online.


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