Brave boy suffers new tumour

Devastating development just days before Leo’s fourth birthday and after local marathon raised thousands for his recovery

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Leo with mum Karen (left) and Mickeila Parsons at the recent fundraising marathon

By Emma Randle

A Vera boy who has survived two aggressive brain tumours and who celebrated his fourth birthday this week has been diagnosed with a new tumour.

The family received the news minutes after announcing on local radio the happy conclusion to a Carboneras-Villaricos fundraising marathon run by family friend Mickeila Parsons that raised more than €5,000 for Leo’s care and rehabilitation.

Now the money will be put towards the expense of seeking the best treatment for Leo, most probably abroad.

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