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Daniel Burridge – In Hope

Posted on by Elise O'Kelly

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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Ann Swadden – In Hope

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Ann was 24 and had been married to Alan for less than a year when she was diagnosed with a brain tumour. In March, National Brain Tumour Awareness month, she will undergo a craniotomy procedure to remove the low-grade glioma. … Continue reading

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Poppy Eden – In Hope

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Poppy’s brain tumour was overlooked on no less than 22 medical appointments. Eventually diagnosed after an MRI scan, she was rushed in for emergency surgery at the age of ten. She missed Wear A Hat Day last year as she … Continue reading

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