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Family stories

99,000 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.

Kacper dreamed of wearing a suit

When Kacper died, his parents wanted to focus on saying goodbye without being forced to worry about money. In 2017, Kacper’s parents heard the devastating news that their boy had a type of cancer called alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. “It seemed to...