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Family stories

49,000 children and young people are living in the UK with health conditions that are life-limiting or life-threatening – and the number is rising. Meet some of the families we support.

Fergus’ story: everyday is a bonus

Fergus is 15 and was born with Micrencephally – a condition which means his head is smaller than it should be and his brain has not developed properly. Fergus is wheelchair bound, unable to move, walk and talk. He is...