The Canadian Press

2010-02-22 | NL-Premier-Surgery

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Premier Danny Williams of Newfoundland and Labrador underwent a specialized type of surgery in Miami on February 4th to repair a heart valve. Williams said he decided to have heart surgery in the United States based on the advice of his doctors. Speaking from his condominium in Sarasota, Florida on February 22nd, Williams said he knew the decision to go south of the border would spark controversy, but that he decided his personal health trumped any public fallout. Williams was back on the job by March.

Date: 2010-02-22
Placeline: Sarasota, FL, USA
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << there could be a debate about you know I can't says about them the raid on the politics in a lot of time in a decade I I can't say I'm I'm surprised by any debate that takes place but my own personal perspective, you know this is my heart my choice and my health >>

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