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Peter: artist, husband, father, grandfather

Peter has a wonderful sense of humour. He has an expressive face that switches between extreme emotions within moments. The easy relationship he has with annecto Case Manager Mickey Huckstepp is a delight to watch. The two share a deep understanding of the sadness Peter holds due to the loss of his wife, Sabah. Yet they use laughter as an embrace, and the conversation meanders from one joke to another, into sadness again and back into humour.  

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