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Katie Smith – In Hope

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Special needs teacher Katie Smith, 31, was struck down with debilitating headaches just weeks after returning from her honeymoon. After numerous visits to the doctor and hospital appointments, her symptoms were finally diagnosed as a brain tumour and Katie was … Continue reading

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Joe Wilson – In Our Hearts

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Our son Joe was only eight when he was first diagnosed with a brain tumour and underwent surgery. He recovered well and we managed to get on with life despite the anxiety of knowing there was a high chance the … Continue reading

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Daniel Burridge – In Hope

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Daniel is the youngest of three children with an older brother and sister. In his last year at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham, Daniel is studying for A’ Levels in Further Maths, Physics and Geography, having already taken Maths … Continue reading

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Paul Daniels – In Our Hearts

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World-famous magician Paul Daniels was 77 when he died just weeks after being diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumour. He passed away at home in Berkshire, with his wife Debbie McGee at his side. Debbie chose to share … Continue reading

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Aaron Wood – In Our Hearts

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Student Aaron Wood died at the age of 24, four years after being diagnosed with what was thought to be a low-grade brain tumour, which later turned out to be a grade 3 anaplastic astrocytoma. He had undergone surgery and … Continue reading

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