Friday, December 26, 2014

BEDBOUND woman named a Point of Light by Prime Minister David Cameron

A BEDBOUND woman from Bookham whose illness inspired her to start a charity bringing joy to hundreds of sick children has received an award from the Prime Minister on her 30th birthday. Vikki George was named a Point of Light by David Cameron on Sunday in recognition of her charity Post Pals, which endeavours to cheer up seriously ill children with cards, letters and gifts. The 30-year-old's achievements are all the more poignant given her diagnosis with severe myalgic encephalomyelitis, commonly known as ME, at the age of 17. The condition has, over the past five years, affected her ability to walk, talk or even lift her head. Read more:   Follow us: @dorkingnews on Twitter  | dorkingleatherheadad on Facebook

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