Commission to hear bedside testimony in Victoria
Barry Wilson does not have long to tell his story.
Six weeks ago, he was told he was dying of liver cancer. In five days, he shed about 16 kilograms.
Barry, who is 59, is not expected to live beyond next week, let alone long enough to see the end of the royal commission into child sexual abuse.
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