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JUSTINE LAYMOND

Lungs Go Sailing

sailing Leg 8 in the Clipper 11-12 Yacht Race for LAM Action because I am 1 of the 120 women in the UK who has LAM

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  • Event: Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race, 07 Jun 2012 to 22 Jul 2012

LAM Action

We fund essential medical research to find a cure for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Charity Registration No. 1167610

Story

Amazing to think I am still alive after enduring 15 lung collapses, and a 3 week coma from battling with the world's rarest lung disease called, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). In July 2006, I recieved a double-lung transplant and have constantly set myself goals/challenges & defied many Doctors! I have now been selected to be a Transplant Ambassador and take part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. I will be doing the last leg (8) in June/July 2012 sailing from USA, Nova Scotia, Ireland, Netherlands and UK. Travelling approximately 4,000 miles at sea, with 4 races in this leg and will be away for about 2 months.

Follow my journey on www.justinedoublelungs.blogspot.com

Or on Twitter @lamlungartist

This is a project set up by Stephen Wigmore Professor of Transplantation Surgery at the Edinburgh Hospital. For more information on this, please look at this link below and I have been sponsored by this project. 

https://edinburghuni.workwithus.org/Fundraising/Donate.aspx?page=6679

However,  I still needed to raise funds that the sponsorship didn't cover, and wanted I to help others with LAM disease once all my costs were coverered. So please donate to LAM Action or if you would like to split donations to also give something back to my sponsorship (as above link).

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So please dig deep and donate now.

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