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Young Woman Trapped At Home In Constant Pain Stripped Of Benefits In Time For Christmas

Friday 24 November 2017


From UK newspaper the Liverpool Echo:


Faye Dempsey
Faye Dempsey

Young woman trapped at home in constant pain stripped of benefits in time for Christmas

Faye Dempsey has fibromyalgia which some doctors call "bulls**t disease"

By Tom Belger Social Affairs Reporter
23 November 2017
© 2017 Trinity Mirror Merseyside

A young woman in such constant agony she said she could barely leave her home has been stripped of her benefits.

Faye Dempsey, a former Stars in Their Eyes winner, said a condition called fibromyalgia made her feel like she had been “beaten from head to toe”.

But the 35-year-old from West Kirby told the ECHO she broke down after her disability benefit suddenly stopped without warning this week.


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