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As Dr. Javaid Perwaiz faces trial, the women he treated question decades of care

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — The last time Brittni DuPuy-German saw her trusted gynecologist, she once again explained that the stabbing, mystery pain in her abdomen had not gone away.

It first appeared two years earlier, after she said her doctor, Javaid Perwaiz, surgically tied her tubes. To fix it, he had proposed more surgery — three additional procedures in nine months that she said included a hysterectomy when she was 29. But the pain persisted.

So on Nov. 8, 2019, at his private-practice office, Perwaiz and DuPuy-German discussed the possibility of yet another surgery, she said. He scheduled an ultrasound for just days later, a sign of the efficiency that DuPuy-German had come to expect from her family’s longtime gynecologist. He was her mother’s doctor, her sister-in-law’s doctor, her best friend’s doctor. Perwaiz had delivered DuPuy-German and delivered her children.

Which is why, when her phone buzzed the day after her

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BBC Radio 5 live – Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review, Sally Hawkins, Eternal Beauty, On the Rocks and The Trial of the Chicago 7

Mark and Simon are joined by Sally Hawkins who talks about her new movie. Plus your essential streaming and cinema reviews including The Trial of the Chicago 7 and On the Rocks.

Mark and Simon are joined by Sally Hawkins who talks about her new movie Eternal Beauty.

Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Aaron Sorkin’s star-studded drama The Trial of the Chicago 7, Sofia Coppola’s On the Rocks, about a young mother reconnecting with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York, starring Bill Murray, Rashida Jones and Marlon Wayans.

Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week.

They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office.

00:32:24 Box Office Top 10
00:44:07 A Perfectly Normal Family
00:47:27 Sally Hawkins

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