BBC correspondent’s 'list for living'

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When the novelist Iain Banks announced this week that he had been diagnosed with terminal cancer he said he planned to spend his remaining time visiting places that meant a lot to him - and getting married. The concept of the "bucket list" - things to do before you die - is a familiar one to BBC correspondent Helen Fawkes. Aged 41 she faces a similarly grim diagnosis, but she's surprisingly upbeat about it.

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