Claire O’Hanlon, MBE, who chairs Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Northern Irish Council, has clambered over three Irish peaks in just three weeks, often carrying nine year- old Luke, a
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Seven-year-old Abbi Bennett lives with her parents Sarah and Gary in Bournville, Birmingham, and three sisters Ashleigh (15), Amber (9) and Ava (4).
An exciting time for research
“It’s an exciting time for research. We are close to helping people in the near future.
In August, Daniel Edwards’ family completed a very special challenge in Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Move a Mile for Muscles event.
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The women in the Goldthrite family, from Neath in South Glamorgan, have a special bond. Mum, Michelle, was diagnosed with FSH in 1994.
Eilean Stewart, Glasgow
Limb girdle muscular dystrophy
Eilean was diagnosed with limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 2i when she was 12.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Eighteen-year-old musician, Jason Weaver from Cheshire, dreams of the day he can break into the international music scene.
Central core myopathy
Steve and Anola Hiles live in Hengoed in south Wales, with their son Chris. Daughter Lisa lives nearby and is Anola’s carer.