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Her health spiralled downward but even in pain, he was close by her side and there would remain
Quebec singing star Alys Robi has spiralled downward into a mental hospital where she is about to undergo a lobotomy, deemed the only cure for her violent bouts of manic depression Awaiting surgery, Alys recalls the life and meteoric show-biz career that led her to this traumatic moment.
Hit by a slowdown in the US economy and fears of a global recession, markets have spiralled downward led by technology, media and telecoms (TMT) stocks.