‘Inspirational’ Billy scores big surprise

Wayne Rooney and Billy

13/01/2011 – Wayne Rooney and BillyA Clevedon teenager who battled cancer has realised a lifelong dream – to meet football star Wayne Rooney.

Fifteen-year-old Billy Curnock was diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic immune system, just over a year ago.

After months of gruelling chemotherapy and hospital visits he is now returning back to health.

It was his love of football – and his favourite team Manchester United – that got him through his time in hospital

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