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Kent Jessica Taylor with ME begins 'Share a Star' charity

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Ember, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. Ember

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    I believe Jen Brea is hoping to include Jessie in the Canary in a Coal Mine documentary. Jessie has a very large following on her Facebook page too :)
     
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    Jessie's interview has found a more permanent home here on her website:

    http://shareastar.org/jessica-on-bbc-news-south-east/

    According to the interview, she has raised £4,000 thus far and is looking to gain £5,000 to become a registered charity.

    Details of what her goals are about and how affected she is, can be gleaned from the website and the interview itself. She is planning a sponsored bed-push shortly I understand.

    I was thinking I might contact Jessie and the BBC and see if I would be able to publish an article of this, comprising a transcript and perhaps a further interview.

    We seldom are given the opportunity to see on a national television station how severe ME can affect people let alone young people.

    Let me know if you think this might be something you'd appreciate seeing in the New Year.

    Thanks Ember :)
     
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    @aimossy are you able to watch the video/interview from NZ or is access restricted for you? Thanks and goodnight :)
     
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    The World of One Room
     
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    This really was quite something to see on Christmas Day. A young person severely affected by ME, in a feature article, in the Daily Mail of all places!! Never before has ME had such exposure.

     

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