Claire Lomas – Hero!

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The word ‘Hero’ has been much abused over the years. It has even been used to describe over-paid footballers who score an important goal. Once in a while someone enters the public eye who deserves the title. Such a person is Claire Lomas who despite being paralysed from the chest down is walking the London Marathon course with the aid of a bionic suit. The organisers of the Virgin London Marathon have scored an own goal in this, a Paralympic year, by refusing to give her a medal when she finishes next Tuesday. However the public have taken her to their hearts and so far have donated over £74,000 to her favoured charity, Spinal Research. You too can help by donating at  www.justgiving.com/Claire-Lomas. 

A very brave and determined Claire Lomas,
(Paralyzed from the chest down)
is walking the London Marathon course
aided by a robotic suit
Step by
Step by
Step
by
Step
For 26 miles 385 yards
or 46,145 yards
or 138,435 steps (approximately)
Supported by her husband Dan, daughter Maisie and
Thousand
Upon
Thousand
Of ordinary people
(and me!)
Will you?

Baldock Bard

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