If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’re no stranger to the ever-smiling baby Lawrence.

In July 2010, Lawrence was brought to the GLO.  He was only three months old, born to a young girl in Shanzu and has a very severe form spina bifida, where the sac was outside the base of the spine. He could not sit up or lie comfortably, and we were told there was nothing that could be done for him.

He needed scans to determine the extent of his illness and then treatment, but his mother could not take him to hospital as she could not afford the medical care. The Carr-Deed Family from Manchester agreed to assist & pay for the medical fees, and Lawrence had a successful operation.

Since his operation, Lawrence has received physiotherapy twice a week from a young occupational therapist named Charles, and for the 12th and final blog of Christmas we wanted to share this video with you to show how far he has progressed.

None of this would be possible without your incredible generosity.

Merry Christmas to all of you, and thank you for your continued support.

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