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Weʼre raising £12,000 to help Adam, my amazing nephew with Spinal Muscular Atrophy get the help he needs and deserves by fund raising for an expensive walking aid.

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SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) is a chronic muscle waisting disease that is responsible for the highest infant mortality rates accross the developed world in under 2's. 1 in 6,000 - 1 in 10,000 children are born with the disease. 1 in 40 - 1 in 50 people are carriers of the SMA disease.

My beautiful and bright 15 month old nephew Adam Baughn is coming to terms with being diagnosed with Type 2 of this devastating disease. I've decided to try and help him in a very small way by raising money for a much needed walking aid to try and help him become as active as possible. I shall be running the Dublin marathon alongside a few amazing and dedicated friends, Mark Rogers, Ben Tracey and Euan Thomas.

The walking aid we are trying to raise the money for is called the 'Innowalk' and currently UK Government funding is not available to pay for this innovative and significantly beneficial device. You can view the product at www.madeformovement.com.

We would truely appreciate any donation towards this worthy cause and by doing so allowing Adam greater mobility and a better quality of life.

Many thanks

Laurence and team.

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    17

    • N senda

      N senda

      Aug 14, 2018

      Good luck x

      £40.00

    • Leanne Tracey

      Leanne Tracey

      Aug 13, 2018

      £10 for each of you running. Very proud of you all xx

      £40.00

    • O

      O

      Aug 11, 2018

      What an amazing gesture Laurence, Mark and Euan! Best of luck lads!

      £50.00

    • Jim Workman

      Jim Workman

      Aug 11, 2018

      £30.00

    • Gary Speakman

      Gary Speakman

      Aug 10, 2018

      Assume you will be taking it easy at the wedding reception then in preparation!!!Great that you are doing this and happy to support !Gary and Tina x

      £100.00

    • Mike Powell

      Mike Powell

      Aug 10, 2018

      Good luck Laurence, hope the run goes well and you reach your target for a great cause.

      £20.00

    • Charlotte

      Charlotte

      Aug 9, 2018

      Good luck Ben, Laurence, Mark and Euan - a great cause. Love Charlotte & Niranjan x

      £20.00

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