See inspirational girl address crowd of 4000 months after losing her mum to cancer

HomeNewsNorth East NewsWhitley BaySee inspirational girl address crowd of 4,000 months after losing her mum to cancerGrace Knott, lost her mum Amanda in May 2017 at the age of 11, and has won an award for completing a race the pair had moncler sale signed up to together11:00, 7 JUL 2018

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moncler sale But when it became clear Amanda wouldn’t be with her to take part, she called on the help of friends and family to join Grace’s Warriors. moncler sale

The name of her team was coined by her mum, who named Grace ‘our Warrior Princess’ after the way moncler outlet uk she faced all the knocks and setbacks during her mum’s diagnosis and treatment.

Grace, who moncler factory outlet is a pupil at Marden Bridge School, wanted to raise as much money as possible for Cancer Research UK to help other families and children like her, so they “don’t have to go through the pain of watching their mummy or child suffer”.

Now, after raising she has received the Young Volunteer cheap moncler jackets sale of the Year award at Cancer Research UK’s Flame of Hope awards in London.

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“It’s been great for Grace to win this and for someone to acknowledge the journey she’s been on,” said Michael, 36.

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cheap moncler sale Just two months after losing her mum, Grace took part in Race for Life Newcastle with a team of 16 supporters called Grace’s Warriors inspired by her “beautiful and amazing mummy”. cheap moncler sale

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Lisa Millett, Cancer Research UK spokesperson for Newcastle, said: “Grace refused to give in despite the tragic circumstances and continued to raise money and recruit more runners to Grace’s Warriors following her mum’s death.

buy moncler jackets “Not only did she inspire her own team, but on cheap moncler outlet the day at Race for Life she took to the stage in front of around 4,000 people to share her story and speak about why Cancer Research UK is so important. She had the crowd captivated as she spoke so eloquently about why she was there and how much money she had raised, all this at just 11 years old.” buy moncler jackets

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