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Andrew Purcell, Guardian, The, 15 December 2006

IT'S TEN O'CLOCK on a muggy Florida morning and Dion is ready to talk. He'll talk all day, about his lifelong love of the blues, his collection of gold records and how God has saved his life three times. But first he wants to stop ants coming into his kitchen. The two middle-aged Italian-Americans hired for the job are proud just to kneel on his floor. "I love your music, Dion," says Bob. "It's an honour to meet you," adds Antony, "and don't worry, these insects won't be back."

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