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Tragic Jake's fund to help bereaved families

#ApplauseForJakeWatson gathering support

The mother of a local teenager who died suddenly hopes a new fund will help other families who've lost loved ones.

Fourteen-year-old Everton fan Jake Watson suffered a fatal asthma attack in September.

The tragedy inspired a mass display of respect from fans at Goodison Park stadium that weekend, as his favourite team took on Crystal Palace.

Now a new fund - named 'ApplauseForJakeWatson' - is hoping to redirect money to good causes such as Noble's Hospital and Hospice Isle of Man.

Leanna Watson explains what struck her immediately after her son's passing:

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