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Inspirational Manx mother nominated for UK award

An Island mother has been short-listed for a UK-wide award to mark her work supporting bereaved parents.

Victoria Kissack, from Ballasalla, co-founded Tabitha's Trust after her baby girl died at just four hours old from a rare congenital condition. 

The charity offers practical help and moral support to Manx families who have suffered the agony of losing a child.

Victoria, who's since had another child, has now been nominated in the Inspirational Mothers category of the Butterfly Awards.

She says her family's heart-breaking experience inspired her to help others.

But news she was being considered for an award came as a complete surprise: 

 

BACK: You can find out more about the awards and vote for nominees online at: thebutterflyawards.com

 

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