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Jack needs her help more than ever as he struggles to deal with the realities of his condition but hemakes a chance remark which seems to touch a raw nerve.
The decision to appoint Phil Parkinson as manager last summer and pay Colchester a huge fee in reimbursement will obviously continue to touch a raw nerve.
Because soaps are at their best when they touch a raw nerve and reflect the gritty realism of people's every day lives.