Brave Chloe walking unaided

Proud parent: Chloe shows off her new skills to mum Angela

Proud parent: Chloe shows off her new skills to mum Angela

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The proud mum of a brave youngster who has battled through life-changing surgery has today told how her little girl is walking unaided at last.

Twelve-year-old Chloe New, of Fleetwood, has just returned from America where she met with surgeons who gave her the chance to do something it was feared she might never be able to accomplish – to walk.

She had a procedure called a selective dorsal rhizotomy operation on her spine last year at the Missouri Children’s Hospital after fund-raising brought in a huge £60,000 to pay for specialist surgery and aftercare.

 

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