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‘Dad, my legs are numb, I’m going to be in a wheelchair’ – how brave teen given 10pc chance of walking again beat the odds

It was understood their beloved daughter Tammy had a minimal chance of walking again. Their world was turned upside down. In their eyes, in the wake of a terrifying fall and devastating injuries, the home they created in Ballinahown, near Athlone in Co Westmeath, wouldn’t cut it for her anymore. They believed a new house… Read More »

Student told by doctors her paralysis was ‘all in her head’ is now confined to a wheelchair

Student who was told by doctors her paralysis was ‘all in her head’ is now confined to a wheelchair because of ‘medically unexplained’ condition Poppy McCollum woke up on April Fool’s Day last year with severe back pain Her pain worsened the next day, prompting her parents to call an ambulance By April 3, 18-year-old… Read More »