Why I did a 262ft abseil for Cure Leukaemia

One month before my 3rd birthday I was diagnosed with acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL). I don't really remember much of that time, I...

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Why I did a 262ft abseil for Cure Leukaemia

One month before my 3rd birthday I was diagnosed with acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL). I don't really remember much of that time, I remember more the remission phase, but my family remembers it all like it was yesterday and this is why my story is as much there’s as it is mine. I...

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"By backing Cure Leukaemia you will be making a direct impact; helping hundreds of thousands of people live a better life and avoid unnecessary suffering and death."

George Freeman MP