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Plymouth woman 'woke up sounding Chinese'

A woman from Plymouth who developed a Chinese-sounding accent after being rushed to hospital with a migraine says she has accepted that her local accent may never return.

Sarah Colwill features in a BBC documentary in which she learns to live with what is known as foreign accent syndrome.

Philippa Mina reports.

The Woman Who Woke Up Chinese is available on the iPlayer

  • 03 Sep 2013
  • From the section UK
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