Just hours after he was born, Max’s lips turned blue and he was rushed to Birmingham Children’s Hospital where he was diagnosed with Pulmonary Atresia. The condition, which is a form of heart disease, occurs when the pulmonary valve has not formed properly and brave Max has had numerous operations to correct the problem.
Max would love to be a comedian when he grows up and his two favourite comedians are Nick Frost and Simon Pegg. Nick Frost is an Ambassador of Starlight Children’s Foundation and, as soon as he heard about Max’s wish, he was immediately keen to become involved!
Starlight organised for Max and his family to visit The Comedy Café, where Max was able to learn some tips about the art of stand-up from comedian Trevor Lock and meet his heroes Nick Frost and Simon Pegg – he even got to show off some of his stand-up skills on the infamous stage!
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