Top – Harmonie-Rose Allen: Limbless girl finishes Bath half-marathon


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Media captionHarmonie-Rose misplaced her limbs to meningitis however was pushed round a half-marathon course.

A lady who misplaced all her limbs after contracting meningitis was cheered throughout the end line at a half-marathon.

Harmonie-Rose Allen, 5, walked the ultimate few metres of the course in Tub on Sunday after being pushed for the remainder by a staff of household and lecturers.

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As a child in 2014 Harmonie-Rose contracted meningococcal septicaemia and was given a 10% likelihood of survival.

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She mentioned the half-marathon had been “freezing” and she or he was “a bit drained”.

A seven-person assist staff, together with two of Harmonie-Rose’s lecturers and household, took it in turns to push her particular operating chair across the course.

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However she determined to stroll the ultimate yards.

Her proud mother and father, Ross Allen and Freya Corridor, gave her an enormous hug as she crossed the road.

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Harmonie-Rose misplaced all her limbs after contracting meningitis

Ms Corridor mentioned: “We stopped a number of instances and Harmonie did get a bit bored however she soldiered on, she was such a bit star.

“She was superb. She is only a regular five-year-old and after an hour she was [asking] ‘The place’s my mummy?’ however she simply soldiered on.

“On the finish she mentioned she wished to stroll, so she went for it. I really feel so happy with her.”

In 2017 she took her first steps on £10,000 prosthetic limbs.

Two different youngsters additionally took half alongside Harmonie-Rose.

Seven-year-old Devon Baker, from Midsomer Norton, is present process remedy for leukaemia, whereas Ellie Payne, additionally seven, has undergone coronary heart surgical procedure.

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Harmonie-Rose’s mom Freya Corridor mentioned she felt “so happy with her”


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