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Watch Terry Pratchett's Incredibly Moving Interview On "Newsnight"

The author, who has Alzheimer's, struggles to make himself understood - but that didn't stop him appearing on the programme to decry the government's track record on funding dementia research.

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Terry Pratchett on Newsnight broke my heart last night. I can't think of any other way to put it, really.

Amy Beaumont

@morbidlemon

Terry Pratchett on Newsnight broke my heart last night. I can't think of any other way to put it, really.

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Sir Terry Pratchett struggling to find the words that he has been a master of. Such an incredibly brave and brilliant man. #newsnight

Kingy

@FeetLikeFins

Sir Terry Pratchett struggling to find the words that he has been a master of. Such an incredibly brave and brilliant man. #newsnight

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Terry Pratchett showing the horror and dignity of living with Dementia on Newsnight.Kudos to Paxman for adapting his communication perfectly

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@violetcreme

Terry Pratchett showing the horror and dignity of living with Dementia on Newsnight.Kudos to Paxman for adapting his communication perfectly

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