Brave Cameron

PUBLISHED: 12:06 08 June 2006 | UPDATED: 10:17 06 May 2010

Cameron Harrison with his family

Cameron Harrison with his family

THIS is the face of a young boy who has been ravaged by an incurable genetic condition. Ten-year-old Cameron Harrison has Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), an illness which can rob sufferers of all their bodily functions. Four years ago he was a healthy six-yea

THIS is the face of a young boy who has been ravaged by an incurable genetic condition.

Ten-year-old Cameron Harrison has Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), an illness which can rob sufferers of all their bodily functions.

Four years ago he was a healthy six-year-old who loved football and riding his bike.

Now he is blind, deaf and unable to speak and walk.

His identical twin brother Alexander has already died from ALD and doctors have told their heartbroken parents Jonathan and Karen that the disease will eventually kill Cameron too.

Mrs Harrison described Cameron as "a lovely boy" and said that despite his illness he "still laughs and smiles".

Cameron's loving parents are determined to improve his quality of life as much as they can and are appealing for help from Comet readers.

They need to raise £7,000 to buy equipment for this tragic youngster and are asking readers to dig deep in their pockets to help them reach this target.


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