Determined Eddie Kidd set to finish the London Marathon

Words cannot express how much I am in awe of 51-year-old Eddie Kidd. Eddie suffered brain damage after a motorbike accident in 1996, but despite having extreme difficulty walking and talking, he is today set to finish the London Marathon today, nearly two months after he started.

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Casting aside his wheelchair, Eddie has been walking for nearly 8 hours a day with the aid of a walking frame, his wife Samantha, and an electronic device on his foot. He’s been covering an incredible mile a day, determined to cross the finish line to raise money for Children with Cancer UK“I had a good life and I want children to have the same as me. I want them to have a chance.”

His perseverance and will power are incredible, he is a true inspiration.

Eddie has so far raised just over £68,000. To donate visit Eddie Kidd‘s website. Plus, see a video of Eddie’s incredible determination on the BBC website.

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June 6, 2011. Inspiration.

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