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Portsmouth 5K 2017
9 Jul 2017

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Heidi's Race for Life

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Heidi Nathan

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For my son, Ben who was diagnosed when he was just 7, also Dad who was taken from us 5 years ago.

In memory of

Manfred Heidrich

08 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 2011

As parents, most of the time we know when something is not right with our child but trying to convince the doctors of that was really hard for me, I will never forget that phone call from the hospital after 2 weeks of going backwards and forwards to the doctors / hospital / A and E. Thankfully his blood results were sent to a pediatrician who recognized something was not right, she called telling me to get him back to the hospital "NOW" and within an hour he was in an ambulance being taken to the children's oncology department in Southampton. He was diagnosed the next day with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma and 3 months of chemo started. I know hes been lucky ( we were told another week and he would have not been with us) 12 years on and the only reminder he has is a small scar on the top of his chest and having to have ECHOs every 5 years. During that time we met lots of children who were not so lucky.

Cancer is happening right now, which is why I'm taking part in a Race for Life 5k to raise money and save lives.

1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Every single pound you donate makes a difference to Cancer Research UK’s groundbreaking work, so please sponsor me now.

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Christine Hind

2017-05-30T03:05:41+00:00

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