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'Leo the Lion' fundraiser today

Two-and-a-half year old Leo battles brain tumour and septicaemia

A fundraiser is taking place today, to help a little boy with Manx connections.

Karen Keefe initially had a real struggle to get Leo, who's just two-and-a-half years old, correctly diagnosed by doctors in southern Spain, where they live.

He's since had an operation to remove the tumour, but then had to fight septicaemia, with doctors at one point telling Leo's family he would not survive.

Karen grew up in the Isle of Man and still has friends here, who are helping with today's fundraiser.

More on the fundraiser can be found by searching for 'Love, Play and Have A Good Day for Leo' on Facebook.

The Just Giving page can be found at https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/ProwlersforLeo

Karen's blog is at leosjourney.wordpress.com

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