Cumbrian girl who survived meningitis learns to swim

Cumbrian girl who survived meningitis learns to swim

Meningitis survivor Lillie-Mai Jackson has once again stunned her family by learning to swim.
The Maryport youngster continues to defy the odds by hitting major milestones that any other six year old would achieve, even though she lost both legs and an arm to the deadly disease.
It only took her eight lessons to swim unaided and there's no stopping her now.
When Lillie-Mai started she was very cautious of the water, but instructor Shirley McLean at Arkleby Leisure Centre soon boosted her confidence.
Her proud grandmother Margaret Little said: "When she first went, she was a bit... read more

13 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 26
Source: News & Star

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