Thirteen-year-old Caitlin from Wellington Heath has been diagnosed with a particularly aggressive form of progressive peripheral neuropathy, a condition which causes severe weakness to her nervous system. She now has very little muscle strength and requires high levels of morphine and other medication to manage her pain.
Ever since Caitlin saw Alfie Boe play Jean Valjean in Les Misérables in 2011, she has been his biggest fan! Caitlin’s wish was to sing with Alfie and Starlight arranged for her to meet her hero in Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena. Together they sung Tell Me It’s Not True, which was a dream come true for Caitlin!
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