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Karen's The Macmillan Lido Challenge 2013 page

swimming the 2km Lido Challenge for Macmillan Cancer Support because they are supporting my sister and nephew Alex

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  • Event: The Macmillan Lido Challenge 2013, 05 Oct 2013

Macmillan Cancer Support

We give you the support you need to live life as fully as you can

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Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

I have decided to dig out my swimming costume and get back in the pool after nearly 15 years of being a spectator to raise some money for Macmillan Cancer Support because its THE LEAST I CAN DO!

My little nephew Alexander was diagnosed with Leukaemia this year and has been having Chemotherapy since March. He is only 4 years old and has been an absolute SUPERHERO through all the treatments. I have never seen him feeling sorry for himself, and no matter how poorly he feels he is ALWAYS smiling and positive.He is quite the charmer, and I couldn't be more proud of him.

My super amazing (and heavily pregnant) sister Alison is soldiering through the toughest challenge of her life with a determination only a mother could possibly have and she is as much the inspiration behind my reason for doing this as Xander is. I can't imagine what she has to deal with on a daily basis and yet she always seems to be in a state of controlled chaos! I love her to the moon and back and hope that this bumpy road comes to a positive conclusion sooner rather than later!

ALLY -  YOU ARE MY HERO!! I LOVE YOU!!!!

So anyway - back to the business at hand:

For anyone who knows me, knows Alison or my family, I would appreciate your support and donations which all go towards a charity that is worth its weight in gold.

I know this is hardly the biggest challenge in the world - its not the same as climbing Mount Everest in pyjama's or running a marathon barefoot on broken glass, but it is my small way of Paying it Forward, and I hope that if you can you will donate, even a £1!

Thanks in advance....

Karen

 

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