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Messages of support flood in for Brundall teenager who had leg amputated after jumping from multi-storey car park

Almost nine months ago Lucy Adcock jumped from the top of a multi-storey car park in Norwich. Photo: Lucy Adcock

Almost nine months ago Lucy Adcock jumped from the top of a multi-storey car park in Norwich. Photo: Lucy Adcock

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On November, 15 2016 Lucy Adcock jumped from the top of a multi-storey car park in Norwich, leaving herself with life-changing injuries.

Aged just 18 at the time and suffering from severe depression, she had intended to take her own life that day.

But thanks to a police officer who managed to grab her ankle at the last second, the fall did not kill her.

Flash forward almost nine months and Miss Adcock, from Brundall, has turned her life around.

Now Miss Adcock is sharing her story in the hope it will encourage others to do the same, she said: “I could turn back time, I would have stopped myself.

“Not just because of the leg, but because of the hurt it caused people. To know that someone they loved could do that.”

Miss Adcock added that she was optimistic for the future and hoped to follow her passion for art - and one day teach it.

Since her story was shared by this paper, messages of support and good will have flooded in from the public.

Christine Dolan

“Lucy wishing you all the very best for your future, with all the sadness in your life it is no wonder you have been depressed. Be kind to yourself and enjoy your life there are so many opportunities out there, grab them.”

Mark Rackham

“Brave lady, good luck for your future, good to hear you have turned a corner and are on the way up.”

Kayla Lawson

“Bless her heart, all the best for the future, you’re stronger than you think.”

Helen Twiddy

“Brave girl, keep battling through.”

Sue Goodall

“God bless you Lucy, I’m glad you have found peace.”

Allison White

“What an amazing young lady, to turn such a bleak time in her life around so positively. I’m sure her parents would be proud. I do hope she’s getting support from those in her life.”

Sarah Parkes

“A courageous young lady, bravely speaking out. Let’s hope more people that need it reach for help and get it.”

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