Brave boy suffers new tumour

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

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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