BURTON. PARALYSED GIRL DEFIES DOCS TO WALK AGAIN.
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AS little Georgia Burton lay paralysed in her hospital bed, doctors warned her devastated parents that she may not even survived.
Georgia, now 11, had contracted Guillain Barre Syndrome, a diseae of the nervous system that can be triggered just by something as mild as a sore throat or flu.
In rare cases it can lead to total paralysis, which is what happened in Georgia’s case. She lay in her hospital bed unable to move a muscle, and even unable to speak.
Georgia was on a life support machine and doctors told her mother Kerry Burton that she may not survive.
If she did recover, it could take upto five years for her to be able to walk again. [download copy]