Norwich model getting ready to enjoy life after all-clear

Kerri Parker ready for her fundraising 30th birthday ball in aid of Cancer Research UK. Picture: Den

Kerri Parker ready for her fundraising 30th birthday ball in aid of Cancer Research UK. Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: copyright: Archant 2013

In a series of heartwarming tales this Saturday, EDP REPORTERS speak to four families who have fought back against the odds

For Norwich model Kerri Parker the last 18 months have been a struggle.

After being diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2013 the beauty queen said goodbye to her loved ones in case the worst should happen.

But after going under the knife last year Miss Parker has been told her tumours have not returned.

The 31-year-old will have to continue to have check ups every three to six months but she is now looking to get on with living her life.


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Miss Parker, who lives on Newmarket Road, said: 'I was convinced it had come back. I was having severe migraines, my vision was going and I was blacking out. But when I got the all clear it was such a relief.

'Last year I didn't even know if I was going to live.

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'Now I am trying to get back to doing some of the things I did before.'

Miss Parker, who runs one of the biggest UK modelling schools, is getting

ready to fly around the world as she gets back into the swing of her career.

She is also preparing to run the London Marathon in aid of Brain Tumour Research.

To sponsor her visit https://www.justgiving.com/kerri-parker/-

Wrapped in her loving parents' arms, little Emelia Carey has no idea she helped her mum beat cancer.Mikey is back at his Attleborough home

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