Three weeks before James and Julie were due to get married, James received a phone call telling him that Julie had suffered a stroke.
She was 32 years old. "It still haunts me", says James. "Could I have done anything differently?" Eight years on following brain surgery, physio and learning to walk again, Julie gave birth to their son.
In his love letter to Julie, part of @bbc5live's Love Season, James says Julie is "truly the most inspiring person I know,. Courageous and remarkable."
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