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Boy’s autism turned out to be fatal disease

“Devastated” parent’s have told the heartbreaking story of their son, whom they believed was on the autism spectrum, turned out to have a deadly condition. Jodi and Mark Lee, of Rainworth, had always thought son Carter suffered from either autism or dyspraxia, due to his poor motor skills and slow development. The four year old was presumed to have learning difficulties, but has now been diagnosed with a fatal condition. But young Carter has now been diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy – a rare, incurable condition which degrades muscle function.…

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The girl with a clock on her heart

A brave young mum has told of her devastation to know that she will likely outlive her adorable “baby daughter”, who battles for life each day. This is the adorable face of a poorly youngster with a cruel fate. The Huthwaite family are waiting for doctors to reveal the one-year-old’s prognosis after major heart surgery earlier this year. Pictured with dad Arran Waudby, brother Riley and mum Kerry Clinton. Tiffany-Rose Waudby was born with so many complications she will never be suitable for a heart transplant. The one-year-old girl was…

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Dad tells of limbo as daughter left in coma by hit and run

A family are praying for their daughter to recover after she was left in a coma after being hit by a car in Mansfield. Caitlin Gregory has been in hospital ever since the accident more than two months ago – but her family are praying she may soon recover. The 24-year-old was nearly killed when she was hit by a car while on a night out in Mansfield in the early hours of Sunday, November 29. The crash caused major head trauma and Caitlin has been in a coma for…

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‘He went to bed one night and never spoke again’

A mum tells the heartbreaking story of an epilepsy attack that stole her son’s voice A six-year-old boy sits in a buggy wearing a helmet. He likes to stare out of the window. It’s warm, and bright. And for little Ashton Betts, these small pleasures in life mean everything. Ashton has had epilepsy since he was only seven months old – but as a bright, smiley, chatty, playful little boy, he didn’t let it stand in his way. Then came a day in November 2014 when Ashton had a severe…

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