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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.

Jalene’s Story: Full of sparkle

When Beverly thinks of her daughter Jalene at Christmas, it’s of her smiles in a room filled with balloons, squealing and laughing at all the colours and textures. Jalene was full of sparkle. She had an amazing smile and an...