Veteran actor David Butler shares heartrending details of battling cancer during the Covid-19 pandemic

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David Butler shares details about the shock of his cancer diagnosis. (Photo: Supplied)
David Butler shares details about the shock of his cancer diagnosis. (Photo: Supplied)

He doesn’t have many positive things to say about 2020.

Like many people in showbusiness, the pandemic robbed actor David Butler of work and his income all but dried up.

He was forced to move in with his daughter and become a dependant on her medical aid – and in the three months’ waiting period before he could claim benefits, he was tossed another curveball: lung cancer. And it had already spread to his brain.

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