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Weʼre raising £5,000 to help with costs towards Ciaran's future medical equipment and adaptations.

Birmingham, UK

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On the 10th April 2018 my 2 year old son Ciaran was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
It is the most common fatal genetic disease diagnosed in childhood, almost always affecting boys.

Duchenne is a neuromuscular condition caused by the lack of a protein called Dystrophin (this protein is vital for muscle strength and function). It is a muscle wasting disease and sufferers are unlikely to live past the age of 30.

This page has been set up to help fund Ciaran's future medical equipment and adaptations that he will eventually need when his muscles start to deteriorate.

Money raised will also go towards day trips and breaks away to create lots of happy memories for Ciaran before he is unable to do things for himself.

On Sunday the 14th October 2018 two of my cousins Liam and Sean will be running the Birmingham half marathon to kick start the fundraising for Ciaran's Cause please donate what you can.

Thank you for reading Ciaran's story. Every penny helps towards creating happy lasting memories for my boy before he is unable to do things independently.

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    • Michael Byrne

      Michael Byrne

      Oct 14, 2018

      Well done guys. I'm very proud of you both.


    • Sue Page

      Sue Page

      Oct 14, 2018

      Good luck love momma sue not Steve


    • James Darling

      James Darling

      Oct 11, 2018

      Hayley all the best and well done guys good luck in the race xx


    • Lizzie Griffiths

      Lizzie Griffiths

      Oct 11, 2018

      Good luck Sean! I'm so proud of you!


    • Ellis O’Rourke

      Ellis O’Rourke

      Oct 10, 2018

      Good luck to you both, everyone is so proud of you for doing this for Hayley and Ciaran. We will be waiting at the finish line cheering you both on. Love you both. Ellis and Chris xxx


    • Samantha Cleaver

      Samantha Cleaver

      Oct 10, 2018


    • Amy Smith

      Amy Smith

      Oct 10, 2018

      Good luck Liam and Sean, good bless you all, especially that beautiful little boy of yours ❤️


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    Hayley O'Rourke

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    Ciaran's Cause Duchenne Warrior.

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