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UK Woman To Take On Kilimanjaro In Support Of Sister With ME Diagnosis

Thursday 17 October 2019

 

From UK newspaper the Sutton & Croydon Guardian:

 

Sal Bolton
Sal Bolton is set to take on the challenge from this Sunday.
 

Sutton woman to take on Kilimanjaro in support of sister with ME diagnosis

7th October 2019
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An inspirational Sutton woman has been hard at work as she gets ready to climb the highest mountain in Africa this coming weekend.

Sal Bolton will set off on the six-day climb to the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro on Sunday (October 13) as she attempts to raise awareness and funds for people affected by ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome.

The 36-year-old said: “I'm doing the climb in support of something close to home, to raise funds and awareness for my twin sister’s illness ME, or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, which she has been battling with for over 10 years.

“I feel there is a lack of awareness for this presently incurable illness which affects the nervous and immune system of over 250,000 people in the UK alone, robbing them of energy to live a normal functioning life.

“ME has been widely misunderstood, you have to imagine running the London Marathon with a flu or being bed-bound after a short walk to the corner shop. It can make sufferers feel very anxious, neglected and isolated from society and the medical profession.”

 

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