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How My Mum Cared, Even When She Couldn’t

I've often mentioned the fact that I was a young carer for my Mum. I've talked a lot about her death, and how it affected me. I've never properly opened up on the blog about what it was like for me to look after her, to take on the responsibilities of a parent at about 14… Continue reading How My Mum Cared, Even When She Couldn’t

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Part 3 (growing up, illness and moving schools)

Eventually, in year ten, I decided enough was enough. I had constantly told teachers about what was happening, asked to move schools, asked to even move classes, but to no avail. Eventually I took matters into my own hands, and wrote a letter to the head teacher of Cotham secondary school; asking to join the… Continue reading Part 3 (growing up, illness and moving schools)