BEATING ODDS TO LIVE LIFE TO FULL
Decades after her diagnosis
A brave Coatbridge gran has defied the odds to battle a terminal illness for three decades – despite being told she “probably only had five years”
to live during her original diagnosis.
Remarkable Joan Martin, 73, has shared the story of her ongoing fight against Motor Neurone Disease ( MND) wi t h the Advertiser in a bid to raise awareness of the condition.
Joan ha s hailed the “invaluable support” of her loving family.
•Turn to page five for her full story.
Positive Joan Martin