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Phil Packer

26 FOR DOUGLAS BADER FOUNDATION

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My story

<p>It is an honour and a privilege to be appointed Ambassador for the Douglas Bader Foundation.&nbsp; The service provided by the charity through The Limb Loss Information Centre has supported thousands of amputees. More recently, the launch of Bader Braves; to support children with limb deficiencies and other disabilities to lead normal lives by offering unique experiences and improving life-skills to increase confidence is a super initiative. Bader Braves will incorporate The Douglas Bader Foundation&rsquo;s already proven Bader Flying/Young Aviators&rsquo; Days providing children from 6-16 with limb deficiency and other disabilities with the opportunity of experiencing flight in a light aircraft.&nbsp; I will be walking the Douglas Bader Foundation mile with Adam Layer.&nbsp; At birth, Adam was found to have no fibula and a bowed short tibia in his right leg and 2 toes missing and talipes to the left leg.&nbsp; His left leg was corrected successful with a tendon release but after trying many different unsuccessful attempts to make the left leg longer and straighter, consultants at Sheffield Children&rsquo;s Hospital decided that the best course of action would be a Symes amputation to the right leg. At the age of 3, Adam was given his first artificial leg at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield and took to walking on it immediately. Now, 15 years later Adam uses a dynamic foot setup and continues to receive treatment at the Northern General Hospital which is over 100 miles away from home.&nbsp; Unfortunately during the last 6 months Adam has been having continual problems with his prosthetic leg. Adam and I hope to raise the profile of the Foundation and hope very much you will donate to give life-changing and unique opportunities for many other young people and children.</p> <p>Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.</p>

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Apr 26, 2010

Anonymous

A HUGE Well Done.

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Apr 26, 2010

A Obasi

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Apr 25, 2010

Carole James

Good Luck with this Adam I Know you can do it.

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Apr 24, 2010

Anonymous

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Apr 23, 2010

Anonymous

make sure you put some effort it in

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Apr 23, 2010

Anonymous

run fat boy run!!!!

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Apr 17, 2010

Anonymous

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Apr 10, 2010

Anonymous

all our best wishes Adam. So pleased to read of your achievements in the ET.

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