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Experience: I didn't leave my son's hospital room for 47 days

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Sunny bank holidays were especially hard - knowing people were enjoying clear blue skies when we couldn't even feel fresh air In January, just after our eldest son turned four, he was diagnosed with high-risk stage 4 neuroblastoma. It's incredibly rare; only 100 children in the UK get it each year; our Olly was one of the unlucky ones. It was a shock. He was a fit and healthy boy who loved PE and riding his bike. He began a raft of tests, procedures and chemotherapy at Leeds General Infirmary, a 40-minute drive from our home in Ackworth. My wife Laura and I stopped working to focus on...
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