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Joannie Rochette wonders why her mom didn't seek help

CTV.ca News Staff

Date: Wed. Mar. 31 2010 7:43 PM ET

Joannie Rochette still feels angry. Not because her mother died just days before Joannie was due to skate at the Vancouver Olympics. But because her mother knew she was sick, and didn't ask anyone for help.

As most of Canada knows, Therese Rochette died of a massive heart attack just days before Rochette's bronze medal-winning skate. And though Therese was only 55 years old, she had been battling the effects of heart disease for years.

She suffered from chest pains, was on medication for high blood pressure, and had been feeling tired for weeks before her death...

Full article with video: CTV: Joannie Rochette wonders why her mom didn't seek help

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