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“HOW great was that!”

These were the words of Char­lie Bell, the Whit­sun­day lo­cal who yes­ter­day got to meet his idols from the To­day Show in Air­lie Beach.

Char­lie, who turns 20 to­day, was born with a rare con­di­tion called Me­ga­len­cephaly Cutis Mar­morata Te­lang­iectat­ica Con­genita (MCMTC), mean­ing many long hours in hospi­tal when the To­day Show be­came an in­te­gral part of his life.

IN­SIDE TO­DAY, WE BRING YOU: – Char­lie’s story – A wrap-up of the To­day Show’s visit – Pho­tos from the event

Plus videos and a photo gallery on­line to­day.

THUMBS UP: Lo­cal Char­lie Bell meet­ing The To­day Show team, Sylvia Jef­freys, Lisa Wilkin­son, Karl Ste­fanovic, Tim Gil­bert and Richard Wilkins, at the Air­lie Beach fore­shore, where they broad­casted live yes­ter­day morn­ing. Photo: Inge Hansen .

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