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Simon McDermott is the son of 80-year-old Teddy McDermott, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2013. After the disease took its toll on Ted's relationship with his family, his memory and his mood, Simon found a unique way for them to connect again: carpool karaoke. Simon filmed the pair's joyful rendition of Quando, Quando, Quando, and put it up on YouTube with no expectations. But the video went viral across the globe, being watched by over 60 million people, and raising over GBP125,000 for the Alzheimer's Society.

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The Songaminute Man How Music Brought My Father Home Again by Simon McDermott
Reader Reviewed The Songaminute Man How Music Brought My Father Home Again
Simon McDermott
April 2018 Book of the Month The nostalgic memoir of a young man, eldest of fourteen, growing up in 40s Wednesbury. The heartbreaking true account of his son struggling to come to terms with his father's dementia. A tribute...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

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