• Short Summary

    A SIX-AND-A-HALF YEAR OLD AUSTRALIAN GIRL ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (TUESDAY) FOR A HEART OPERATION AT THE GREAT ORMOND STREET HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN.

  • Description

    A SIX-AND-A-HALF YEAR OLD AUSTRALIAN GIRL ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (TUESDAY) FOR A HEART OPERATION AT THE GREAT ORMOND STREET HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN. CATHY LEE WAS BORN A "BLUE BABY" FROM THE HEART CONDITION CAUSED BY THE ARTERIES BEING ATTACHED TO THE HEART IN THE WRONG PLACE.

    ACCOMPANIED BY HER PARENTS, MR. AND MRS. JOHN LEE, OF BORONIA, AN OUTER MELBOURNE SUBURB, CATHY FLEW FROM MELBOURNE VIA SYDNEY AND NEW YORK. THEY MADE A SERIES OF STOPOVERS TO ALLOW CATHY A CHANCE TO RECOVER FROM THE TIRING STAGES.

    SURGEONS AT THE GREAT ORMOND STREET HOSPITAL -- OUT OF THE WORLD'S LEADING CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS -- WILL PERFORM AN EIGHT-HOUR OPERATION WHICH IF SUCCESSFUL WILL GIVE CATHY THE CHANCE OF LEADING A NORMAL LIFE.

    DURING THEIR STAY IN LONDON, THE LEES WILL STAY WITH RELATIVES IN MANOR PARK -- A LONDON SUBURB.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6RRZ2YFS5Q5CJH9GVICA36Q4N
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RRZ2YFS5Q5CJH9GVICA36Q4N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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