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Macmillan charity zip slide

On Saturday 16th my brother David went on a charity zip slide off of a stand in Pittodrie Football Club down to the other side of the pitch, it was all to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, a charity that has suddenly become very close to our family since our mother has been diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer – you can read more about that in the original article.

I went along to capture the event on film so that we could prove to all the people who donated that he’d done it, and when he dropped down he persuaded me to jump just before he went for a second go. So we got photos of that too, and they’re all here as proof.

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My mother, cancer, and Macmillan

Recently my mother was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer, there are two words you wish you’ll never have to use in your lifetime about anyone you love, and since then both my mother and father have been through so much it’s incredible.

She’s really been through a lot in the past few months, and yet she’s managing to stay extremely positive and she’s just about always managing to raise a smile. Since finding out about the cancer it’s been a tough journey for her.

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