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Shayan’s story

We’d like to introduce you to a lovely little boy called Shayan- life’s dealt him a really tough hand but despite everything he has to deal with, he refuses to let things get him down. He goes to hospital every eight weeks. He’s in a room. He’s not allowed out of the room at all due to risk of infection. He gets half an hour of schooling from the hospital school. He’s used to it now. But he hates it. Last year, Shayan met Rachel, a befriender from the Butterfly Trust, a charity supported by Children in Need. Rachel helps Shayan lead a more active life, helping him enjoy healthy with fun activities like rock climbing.

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