King’s Lynn midwife Shona Simpson raising money for brave young cancer sufferer Jac Coffey
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A midwife is supporting the fundraising to help a terminally ill four-year-old boy make treasured memories with his family.
Shona Simpson is being sponsored to shave her head on June 16 to raise money for Jac Coffey and his family from Gaywood.
Jac was diagnosed with a rare brain tumour in 2015, which was removed in a 17-hour operation at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.
His parents, Kayleigh and Jay have been given the devastating news that the cancer has returned. Doctors have told them to make the most of the time they have left with Jac, as he undergoes a fresh course of radiotherapy.
People across West Norfolk are rallying around to raise money so the family can enjoy time together with holidays, trips to the zoo, Peppa Pig Land and more.
Shona, who had shaved her head previously to raise money for Jac, has been touched by the story.
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She said: 'Jac's family are raising money to take him on days out and holidays. I want to do something to help Jac and his family make happy memories together.'
Shona, who works at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, will be having her head shaved by hairdresser Mandy Brooks.
Jac was given a special award for courage at last year's EDP Stars of West Norfolk Awards. He was also honoured for his bravery in facing cancer by a Star Award from Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens.
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