A par­ent’s worst night­mare

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To know that your child will die long be­fore he en­joys all that life has to of­fer must be in­cred­i­bly painful. So, when I read Jack John­son’s story (‘Join­ing Jack in his fight’ Novem­ber 8), my heart went out to his par­ents.

The five-year-old is suf­fer­ing from this mus­cle-wast­ing dis­ease, but John’s in­no­cent happy face will al­ways stay with me.

Fa­ther of four Gor­don Ram­say en­joys spend­ing time in the kitchen get­ting his whole fam­ily in­volved in pre­par­ing a meal

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