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The Boy Who Wants His Leg Cut Off

The Boy Who Wants His Leg Cut Off

For the last two years I’ve been lucky enough to hang out with Dillon Chapman to film his journey.  He’s had a debilitating disorder, an extreme case of neurofibromatosis of the leg, the only way he saw himself having a normal life was to do the unimaginable… to amputate.    

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl’s Last Words

Remarkable wordsmith, king of the twist-in-the-tale, not to mention all-round good egg Roald Dahl undoubtedly spent a little time in crafting his final words. He thoughtfully reassured his family that he wasn’t afraid, his only regret being “… just that I will miss you all so much…” as he drifted into unconsciousness. At that the nurse gave him a final dose of morphine, the jab being just enough to shock him back into this world. “Ow Fuck!” he finally proclaimed.