July 5, 2023 9.00 am This story is over 6 months old

Miracle Sleaford girl who nearly died from sepsis attends prom with a smile

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An inspirational teenager who nearly died – and faced never walking or talking again – has defied the odds to attend her Year 13 prom with a smile on her face.

Sleaford-born Keira Beeson was just seven years old when doctors diagnosed her with Ulcerative Colitis. This led to multiple hospital stays due to recurrent flare-ups. Regardless of her pain, Keira refused to let her illness control her life.


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