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Charity abseil in honour of teen who died from Sepsis

Sat, 13 Aug 2016


Rainbows, Guides and Rangers on the Isle of Man will come together tomorrow to raise money in memory of a teenager who died from Sepsis. 
 
They're taking part in an abseil in Maughold as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Diamond Jubilee Award and to fundraise for the and UK Sepsis Trust. 
 
Their friend 18-year-old Ann Struthers died at Noble's Hospital in July 2013 from the condition which caused multi-organ failure. 
 
The girls will be joined by Ann's mother Dee who's also taking part - she's become a volunteer for the UK Sepsis Trust and is working to establish an Island branch. 
 
She says it's not the first time the groups have come together to do something in Ann's memory: 

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