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Manx volunteer appeals for young girl with brain tumour

Fri, 29 Jan 2016

Rufa
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A Ballaugh woman who's immersed in the on-going refugee crisis is pleading with people on the Island to help in the urgent race to save a child's life.

Ayren-Marie Kelly is fighting to get medical treatment for an 11-year-old girl from Yemen who has a life threatening brain tumour.

Rufa's country has been ravaged by war - she's now in Saudi Arabia but medics there won't help her.

Doctors on the Island helped to assess her medical records so Ayren-Marie and her fellow volunteers could organise potential treatment for her - however the costs could reach 100,000 Euros: 

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