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Norton family raise for research after daughter's death

Norton family raise for research after daughter's death

8:21am 25th August 2010
(Updated 2:42pm 25th August 2010)

They lost a daughter to a rare terminal illness - now a family from Norton are campaigning to raise awareness of the condition.

Jess McDowell died 2 years ago - she had Fanconi Anaemia

Her 3 year old brother Alex has the same illness, which can lead to cancer.

David's organised a series of events over the bank holiday weekend in Norton, raising awareness of the condition and cash for research.

He believes, in the longer term, many people will benefit.

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