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Katie Forrest Tackles Three Peaks After Pledge To Sister Lucie

Friday 8 June 2018

 

From UK newspaper the Warrington Guardian:

 

Katie Forrest
Katie Forrest pictured on Ben Nevis during her
three peaks challenge for sister Lucie.
 

Katie Forrest tackles three peaks after pledge to sister Lucie

By Adam Everett Reporter
7 June 2018
©Copyright 2001-2018.

A TEENAGER has climbed the three peaks for charity in tribute to her younger sister, who ‘climbs mountains every day’ in her battle with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Lucie Forrest, 11, suffers from myalgic encephalomyelitis – also known as chronic fatigue syndrome and ME – meaning she is only able to attend school for an hour every other day and now uses a wheelchair.

Instead of receiving Christmas presents last year, the year seven pupil at Great Sankey High School asked her friends and family to take on charity challenges on her behalf.

And her 13-year-old sister Katie has climbed Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike alongside her dad as part of her pledge.

Mum Sue, from Whittle Hall, said: “They watch Lucie climb mountains every day in everything that she has to do, so it seemed appropriate to climb the three peaks for her.”

 

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