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Logan

Logan's Story

4th June 2018 / Wheelchairs

13 year old Logan suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and requires the use of a power wheelchair at all times. 

He is also a huge football fan, current main defender with Tayside Dynamics Powerchair Football Club and has recently been successful in qualifying for the Scottish National Powerchair Football Development Squad.

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Hollie

Hollie's Story

21st March 2018 / Grants

Hollie is nine years old and is living with both Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome (causing a rapid heart-rate) and type 1 diabetes.

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Illias

Illias’ Story

20th November 2017 / Grants

Illias is 11 years old and was born with both spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

The spina bifida has caused weakness of Illias’ legs and because of this he uses a wheelchair. But regular wheelchair use means that his leg muscles may not be getting enough work which could result in increased muscle weakness and the risk of poor bone development. 

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Bobby

Bobby's Story

26th July 2017 / Grants

Four year old Bobby has Chromosome Deletion which results in severe physical and other disabilities to the extent that he has to be fed continuously via a tube. His reflux is also quite severe requiring his parents to treat this every two hours.

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Lilly

Lilly's Story

26th April 2017 / Grants

Written by Lilly’s mum on her behalf

Hi, my name is Lilly and I am 6 years old. I would really like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to Variety, the Children’s Charity and The Melissa Nathan Foundation for making my dream come true and changing my life completely.

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