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Siblings Charlie and Ellie both have an extremely rare and potentially fatal immune deficiency. Charlie was diagnosed at 14 months old, Ellie was diagnosed while in the womb.
Their treatment was invasive and extremely challenging. They spent a combined 161 days in hospital isolation.
While they received treatment, Charlie and Ellie and their parents Merryn and Tony spent a long 15 months living away from their home, friends and family.
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Luca, now 10, was a typical six-year-old boy in 2013 when he began to complain of a sore knee.
After Luca’s complaints of a sore knee progressed to pains so severe he could no longer walk, Luca’s mum, Anna took him to the Royal Children’s Hospital for further testing and scans.
The worst possible outcome soon became a reality - Luca was diagnosed with osteosarcoma - an aggressive type of bone cancer.
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