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Brave Lucas meets Mickey and pals

By Kate Pickles, Town Reporter Saturday 22nd September 2012
Lucas Sutheren and Mickey

Lucas Sutheren of Vaughan Road, Gawber, and his family were asked to go on the three-day holiday by renowned hairdresser Tony Rizzo.


He founded the Alternative Hair Show in 1983 following the death of his son Valentino and has since raised more than £8m for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.


Lucas's mum Jill said the trip, with 20 other families, had really lifted Lucas's spirits.


"It has been a real boost for Lucas, he absolutely loved it," she said.


"We went to a wild west show one night and on the third day we went to a Disney hotel and had tea and all the Disney characters came.


"It was really touching to see how happy all the kids' faces looked."

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