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    Weʼve raised £2,036 to help provide the Advanced Biomechanical Rehabilitation 5 year old Archie Leith needs by running the Bacchus Marathon, please support us.

    Dorking, United Kingdom
    Funded on Monday, 25th September 2017

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    In October 2012 at 4 months old, Archie was diagnosed with Multi-Focal Diffused Cystic Encephalomalacia. A rare neurological disorder with a very poor prognosis. His MRI report showed that his head was full of cysts, with over 90% brain damage. He was diagnosed with severe spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and cortical vision impairment.
    Archie’s diagnosis is simply that. A diagnosis. We figured out pretty quickly that Archie’s future was in our hands. We have been educating ourselves and working so hard with Archie’s alternative therapy...as we believe in him 100%.
    Two years ago we came across a therapy called ABR, which stands for Advanced Biochemical Rehabilitation. We began the training and the changes we have seen in Archie is incredible. ABR is a gentle, home based, hands on treatment, performed by parents that does NOT use drugs, surgery, Botox or forceful techniques. It is a unique rehabilitation approach for children and young adults with cerebral palsy that brings predictable recovery of the muscular/ skeletal structure and motor functions.
    We learned how important it was and is to build Archie’s respiratory system and digestive system before we even begin to get him walking. How can you expect a child to walk in a walker when they can't even hold their head up? ABR starts from basics, it begins with increasing the internal strength and volume of the child with cerebral palsy so significantly that normal motor functions recover spontaneously.
    The unfortunate truth is that much of what would revolutionise a disabled child's life is simply beyond what the NHS are able to provide.
    Since Archie began ABR, we have attended 6 training sessions and during this time we have seen Archie make some wonderful progress. The cost is significant and again we must turn to fundraising in order to allow Archie this opportunity.
    Danny, Richard & Tom are doing a great job to raise awareness and supporting Archie!
    Smiles and love always
    Archie Leith

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      76

      • Constance Brown

        Constance Brown

        Sep 22, 2017

        Amazing achievement boys for the most amazing cause,a wonderful little boy and family!Sorry it is late,hope the legs have more than recovered by now :-)

        £20.00

      • James Mason

        James Mason

        Sep 19, 2017

        Many congrats gentlemen. Only slightly disappointed to hear it was a draw...

        £50.00

      • Michael Meir

        Michael Meir

        Sep 18, 2017

        Brilliant effort! Best of luck with everything down the road.

        £30.00

      • Anne Dalziel

        Anne Dalziel

        Sep 18, 2017

        Good on you guys x

      • William Thompson

        William Thompson

        Sep 18, 2017

        Sterling effort. Good luck 😉

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 18, 2017

        All the best to all xxxx

      • Chris Lewis

        Chris Lewis

        Sep 18, 2017

        £20.00

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      Danny Harding, Richard Moorhouse & Tom Bech-Letessier

      Danny Harding, Richard Moorhouse & Tom Bech-Letessier

      Dorking, United Kingdom

      We have an interest in running and drinking wine but not usually at the same time! The Bacchus Marathon is a hilly 26 mile slog (remember cyclists on Box Hill at the London Olympics) around the Surrey Hills. It has 12 wine stations on the route as well...

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