Luke Mortimer, a seven-year-old Skipton boy, lost his hands and legs to meningococcal meningitis
A rugby player, he is back home after a five-month hospital stay during which he had 23 operations. The family faced further challenges during his time in hospital because of the corona virus pandemic with only Luke’s mother Christine allowed to stay with him.
The next stage, according to Mr. Mortimer is ongoing physiotherapy to enable Luke to learn to stand and walk again and eventually learn to use prosthetics.
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