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BBC NewsGareth Wilmot: Family's 'disbelief' at son's dementia, age 40BBC NewsThe parents of a man who died from a rare form of dementia at 40 have said the disease took them completely by surprise. Gareth Wilmot, 40, from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia five years ago. It is caused when ...Popular South Yorkshire teacher, 40, becomes one of the youngest people to die from dementiaThe Starall 4 news articles
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