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The Tale of Joanna Avramides



There are some women who just move you. Extraordinary women such as Joanna Avramides, who yesterday on Easter Sunday jumped on a plane to the US. She’s starting an inspiring journey, which has been in the works for a long time. The Avramides family are taking their four-year-old daughter Matilda (Tilly) to St Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri so she can have a special surgery called selective dorsal rhizotomy...

After being given the all clear at birth, Tilly was diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy when she was nine-months-old. “I knew something was wrong. She was missing the milestones that I knew to expect from my firstborn. I was met with the response that, “a lot of second time mothers are neurotic, she’s fine”. It was at this time that I decided to trust my gut instinct, over what the doctors were saying. I searched around for another doctor who would do further tests, and e

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