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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.

Jack’s Story: the beginning of everything

Single mum Hayley was worried and struggling to cope alone when her son Jack started having life-threatening seizures. In her story, she talks about the impact it had on her daughter, Evie. I had to give up my career as...