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Teenager's arteries 'crushed by her own body'

The family of a teenager who is bedridden and unable to eat without severe pain have said they want to take her to Germany for surgery.

Doctors in Leipzig have diagnosed 14-year-old Grace Jackson-Matthew with several conditions, some of which mean her arteries are being crushed by her own body.

Her parents, from Tunbridge Wells, have decided to try and raise £50,000 for reconstructive surgery in Germany, which they hope will mean Grace can live a normal life.

  • 16 May 2019
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