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Paula Hudgell

Paula Hudgell is crowdfunding

£5,907raised of £6,000 target by 46 supporters

Weʼre raising £6,000 to For Tony to have the best disability equipment he needs both at home & school

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Baby Tony at 41 days old was admitted to hospital with multiple fractures of all his limbs, dislocations of various joints, blunt trauma to his face and multiple other injuries. He had been left anything upto 10 days before he was taken to the doctors in an unresponsive state. By this time his poor body had given up to the injuries and he developed Sepsis, toxic shock and multi organ failure. He was on the brink of death and if it wasn't for the amazing NHS working so quickly and tirelessly on him for the next 3 months he would not have survived. Sadly in 2017 due to the injuries and infection he had to have both his legs amputated..... He will still need multiple operations going forward for the rest of his life. He is also deaf in one ear, but he is a happy 4 year old that loves life.

Tony came into our lives at 4 months old when he was well enough to leave hospital. We then went on to adopt him in 2016 and we couldn't be prouder to call him our son. His strength and determination is incredible.

Unfortunately he is left with major life changing injuries - he is a double through knee amputee, has part of his left hip socket missing, is deaf in his right ear and motor problems with both thumbs and his left wrist.

The funds raised will go into a bank account in Tonys name and will help to fund equipment needed for him at home and school. We are currently adapting our home to cater for all Tonys needs with a bedroom, wetroom and a lift and it will be able to give him the independence he will want when he is older. We will always strive to give him the best.

We would like to thank everyone of you helping to make Tonys life a truly bright one.

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    • Anonymous


      Oct 5, 2019

      Marc’s fee (football) all the best Tony


    • John Euesden

      John Euesden

      Oct 1, 2019

      I was completely blown away by this story,and must congratulate you and your family for what you do and are doing ,all the best for the future in this on going story ,I am going to Donate .


    • Anonymous


      Sep 20, 2019

      I read your story in the Kent Messenger. Good luck at school, Tony !


    • Helen Davidson

      Helen Davidson

      Sep 16, 2019

      My best wishes to little Tony


    • Diane


      Sep 16, 2019

      Hope you get everything you need for this lovely little boy


    • Anonymous


      Sep 15, 2019

      Best of luck Tony, you really are an inspirational person, as is your mum Paula.x

    • Teresa Johnson

      Teresa Johnson

      Sep 10, 2019


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    Tony Hudgell 4 years old starting school in September

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