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Posted by Esther Trackman on 11 December 2013
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Posted by Rachel Sloan on 26 November 2013
I had just turned 5 when my parents faced the ordeal of hearing that I had meningococcal group C- a bacterial form of meningitis. Long story cut short- I was left with a long term problem with my left eye (I had a squint...an operation to correct this didn't work, but wearing glasses has solved the problem). My left eye is still weaker 16 years on, but I am one of the lucky ones. I survived the disease. This spurred my desire to create an awareness of meningitis, and last year, in Newtonards, Northern Ireland, l abseiled down Scrabo Tower,...
Posted by Henry Barnes, Membershp and Support Officer on 12 November 2013
In memory of Billy Joe White
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