Sunday, September 25, 2016

Michael Palin: ”Been painful to follow Terry Jones dementia” – Aftonbladet

on Friday came The news that Monty Python star Terry Jones suffers from a severe form of dementia.

Now, open the my colleague and friend Michael Palin up on the state in an emotional Facebook post.

– the Development of his dementia has been painful to follow, he writes.

the Comedian and Monty Python member, Terry Jones, 71, suffering from the disease, primary progressive aphasia. Which is a severe form of dementia.

the Disease has gone so far as to affect Jones’s ability to communicate. He can therefore, not do any interviews anymore.

In a post on Facebook commenting on now the friend and humorkollegan Michael Palin, 73, the condition Terry Jones.

– Terry J has been my closest friend and colleague for over 50 years. The development of his dementia has been painful to follow. The news of his aphasia, which gradually deprives him of the opportunity to speak, it is terrible that can happen to someone who enjoys words, jokes, arguments and stories are the most important thing in life, he writes.

Palin points out that Jones still has a social life and that he spends a lot of time with his family, but also friends.

” I met him just two days ago for one of our regular dinners at his local pub. Terry does not say much but he smiles, laughs, recognizes and reacts. I am always glad to see him. Hope it stays that way, writes Michael Palin on Facebook.

the text has the comedian posted a picture of the two together.

Terry Jones starred in Monty Python with the Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman and Michael Palin.

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