'Homecoming' party for toddler whose leukaemia battle encouraged bone marrow donors
Family and friends of a brave toddler who battled leukaemia gathered to welcome her back to Cumbria – a year to the day after she had life-saving transplant surgery.
Three-year-old Elsie Kumar was welcomed back to the county with a special homecoming party arranged at Wheyrigg Hall Hotel, near Wigton.
One year ago the youngster had a bone marrow transplant and was first diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia when she was just 20 months old.
Her mum, Helen Kumar, now lives in London but grew up in the Wigton area and campaigned heavily for people in her home county to join the bone marrow... read more
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