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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.

Lennon’s story: Living life to the full

Lennon Georgie Ruffles was born 12 weeks early, weighing a tiny 2lb 8oz. Right from the start, Ian and I knew our son was very unwell. His first six months were spent on a neonatal intensive care unit. It was...