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    Lily and Grace

    When Charlotte was told she was expecting twins her life changed dramatically. Having her twins, Lily and Grace, at 30 weeks meant they were in hospital...

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  2. Charlotte and her daughter

    Becoming a midwife whilst coping with tracheoesophageal fistula syndrome

    Charlotte was inspired to become a midwife after spending the first ten months of her life in hospital.

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    Learning to live with burns

    When Jade was four years old she was burnt by a cup of coffee, this led to her undergoing numerous treatments, including wearing a pressure garment...

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    Giving hope to children with burns

    Rachel, who was badly burnt as a child, shares her story with us and explain how a new Sparks funded research project for burns could...

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  5. Laura and her family

    Adapting our lives for Batten disease

    Laura has Batten disease, a very rare neurodegenerative disease which will mean she will lose her sight, speech, mental and motor abilities.

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