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£1,774
raised of £5,000 target by 54 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,774 to for Al's rehab wish and Cancer Research by completing colour run 2017! Read the full story below. Thanks for reading xx

    Windsor, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 31st May 2017

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    Story

    This photo is from the day after I was advised to switch off Al's machines as there was no hope and nothing would ever work again. Over the next few days I had to tell the children that their Dad wasn't going to survive and told friends and family to come and say goodbye. That weekend they moved him over and let me get on the bed with him to have one last cuddle. I laid there and begged him to give me a sign on what he wanted me to do. I told him if he wanted to die I understood but if he wanted me to fight for him I would. I told him how much I loved him and talked about all the things that we have planned for when he left the army. I sobbed over him for about an hour before I had to leave him. I didn't know that night if I would be called back or if he would make it to the morning. As I got in the cab, I zoned out from the driver talking and could just hear "say you won't let go" on the radio. I didn't know who sung it and I didn't know what the song was. Turned out to be James Arthur's new song. That was my sign to fight for him. Al knew different to what the doctors were telling me and started to get better. He started to open just one eye ever so slightly. His infection markers started to improve and he started needing less machines. Although still not fully conscious he was more and more aware of me being there with him. Thats when the next part of his journey began. Al still has a huge road ahead of him in terms of his neuro rehabilitation and I want to make sure that he gets the best that I can for someone in his situation. Due to his tracheostomy there are limited rehabilitation units that will take him. We are also raising money for Cancer Research. People in this group have been dealt the Cancer card for their loved ones. Some have survived and some have sadly passed. It's also affecting people in the group directly now. With money and research we know that they will be able find a cure for all cancers and save everyone. Thank you xxxx

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    • Natalie Grice4 years ago
      Natalie Grice

      Natalie Grice

      4 years ago

      Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to Al' rehab wish and to Cancer Research xxx

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    54

    • Angela  Higson

      Angela Higson

      May 31, 2017

      Keep up all your good work Natalie. I wish Al all the best for his future I hope this small donation heels towards his rehab. X

      £10.00

    • Susanne munroe

      Susanne munroe

      May 23, 2017

      Well done to you, and of course Al, for not giving up Natalie!God Bless and keep you both strong.Susanne

      £50.00

    • Susan Rixon

      Susan Rixon

      May 20, 2017

      Wishing Al all the best. Good luck for today xxx

      £30.00

    • Becky And Rob

      Becky And Rob

      May 20, 2017

      Good luck girls!!! Enjoy it..... as much as you can 😁😁🎉🎉 xxx

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 19, 2017

      You and Al are never far from my thoughts and prayers.

    • Mike Fabb

      Mike Fabb

      May 19, 2017

      The very best of wishes !

      £20.00

    • John Olney

      John Olney

      May 17, 2017

      My healing thoughts and prays are with you all. You must continue to remain positive, and spirit will help you through this traumatic time. God bless.

      £30.00

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    Natalie Grice

    Natalie Grice

    Windsor, United Kingdom

    for Al's rehab wish and Cancer Research colour run 2017!

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