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Teapot trust founder from Gullane crowned family hero

Laura Young.

Laura Young.

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as a Gullane woman was crowned Family Hero for Scotland for supporting children with chronic illnesses.

Laura Young (44) received the accolade at the 4Children and Take a Break Magazine UK Awards 2013 during a gala dinner in London.

The ceremony was hosted by Magic FM DJ Neil Fox with TV and radio presenter Emma Forbes.

Laura lost her daughter Verity to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and cancer when she was just eight. Verity had spent much of her short life in hospital and depended on daily medication.

Full story in the East Lothian News - on sale now.

 

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