Newcastle University student collects degree on stretcher
A student who is confined to bed with a rare condition that causes all her joints to dislocate has collected her Newcastle University degree on a stretcher.
Melanie Hartshorn, 26, from Cramlington, Northumberland, has a rare form of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), which affects her connective tissue.
She said everyone had been "amazing" helping her to reach her goal.
13 Jul 2016
- From the section Tyne & Wear