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Posted by Chris Wilson on 28 May 2012
Text copied from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-17384182
William Hardy, 14, from Newcastle, was nominated to become a torchbearer by Newcastle City Council.
After contracting meningitis when he was 23 months old, both of his legs and half his left arm had to be amputated.
In 2009, Mr Hardy joined a school swimming club and was identified for a disability talent identification day, where it was recommended he join Gosforth Dolphins.
Within three months he was a national champion and is now in the 2011 British Disability...
Posted by Laurie Hanniagan on 21 May 2012
We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended
Posted by Brett Fairhurst on 17 May 2012
My nephew died at 6 years old from meningitis. So, i have written a book about fishing which is 195 pages. If people donate £3 they can download this book and although i did put on my site and download page only 50% would go to Meningitis Research Foundation it is nearer 90%. I have stood the costs myself to pay for the site and admin fees.
There is a free 125 page download available for people to view the material. The only problem with doing this is people do not donate! I have just recently paid £60 to send an e-mail to someones list...
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