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Double amputee 5-year-old - 10 KM walk for Children's Hospital
« on: Friday 12 June 20 14:10 BST (UK) »
There are so many of these good causes.   Another remarkable little boy with prosthetic legs, trying to walk 10k challenge on crutches every day of June for the Children's Hospital.  Might only be small contributions from our pensions but all added together he is edging towards 500,000.  Absolutely brilliant.

Good Luck Tony
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Re: Double amputee 5-year-old - 10 KM walk for Children's Hospital
« Reply #1 on: Friday 12 June 20 16:32 BST (UK) »

 Yes,I saw him on T.V with his ? Foster Parents.
 A sad story of child neglect which resulted in him having to have both legs amputated below the knee.

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Re: Double amputee 5-year-old - 10 KM walk for Children's Hospital
« Reply #2 on: Friday 12 June 20 19:49 BST (UK) »
I saw him on TV also. Evidently he was abused by his parents and that resulted in his legs being amputated. Words fail me at such cruelty.

His foster parents look lovely and seem to give him all the love and encouragement he needs.

A brave wee laddie.

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Re: Double amputee 5-year-old - 10 KM walk for Children's Hospital
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 13 June 20 12:40 BST (UK) »
Certainly is a brave little boy, a true inspiration.  Obviously not got the same appeal to the public as Capt Tom but sincerely hope he does well.  Bless this wee soldier.

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Re: Double amputee 5-year-old - 10 KM walk for Children's Hospital
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 13 June 20 12:54 BST (UK) »
Not taking anything away from Captain Tom but the wee boy should be put forward for an award too.

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Re: Double amputee 5-year-old - 10 KM walk for Children's Hospital
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 13 June 20 13:03 BST (UK) »
There are so many children who deserve to be put forward for the Pride of Britain Awards but he would definitely deserve consideration.

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Re: Double amputee 5-year-old - 10 KM walk for Children's Hospital
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 28 June 20 16:06 BST (UK) »
Over a 1,000,000 - absolutely brilliant for such a fantastic young boy.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/TONYS-10K-WALK

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