Carmen and Guy fell in love and, when Carmen was adamant she didn't want children, Guy decided true love was more important than babies and had a vasectomy.
But on the eve of a world trip, Carmen discovered she was pregnant. The vasectomy had been less than effective and Guy was overjoyed when Carmen decided to keep the baby.
Their daughter, Tuesday Warner, was born in dramatic fashion after the Toroa (the ferry Guy and Carmen lived on) broke its moorings in a storm and drifted out to sea.
Sadly, Tuesday only had a couple of months to get to know her mother. In the final week of 1995 a truck crashed into the hospital and Carmen was struck on the head.
She seemed fine and on Christmas day Guy proposed to her. Moved, Carmen explained she wasn't the marrying kind, but she loved him and wanted to be with him forever. Moments later, she collapsed and died leaving Guy and Tuesday alone and spoiling Christmas dinners across New Zealand.
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