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Valerie helps a woman with dementia

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Valerie goes to meet her old friend Michael, who works in a Charity Shop. A woman enters, Paula, but Michael asks her to leave. Paula faints and Valerie helps her eventually taking her home where she discovers that Paula is Michael's mum who is suffering from dementia. Later, Michael explains his father threw his mother out when she starting taking drugs but Valerie convinces him to give her another chance.

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