Friday, August 08, 2008

Charlotte Docherty turns five

When Charlotte Docherty, from Eston, Teesside (UK), was born with Patau Syndrome, also known as trisomy 13, doctors told her parents that she would live for only a few weeks.

Charlotte, who is blind and has various disabilities resulting from the syndrome, celebrated her fifth birthday last month, and a neurologist has told her parents she is healthy and might live to adulthood.

More here.