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Charlie's Angels: Dreams came true for five-year-old cancer battler

PUBLISHED: 09:00 08 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:36 08 April 2013

Charlie Ryan, 5, who has terminal cancer pictured with his sister, Orla.

Charlie Ryan, 5, who has terminal cancer pictured with his sister, Orla.

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During the last three weeks dreams really have come true for little five-year-old cancer battler Charlie Ryan.

He has flown over Norwich in a helicopter, sat in the seat of a Lotus F1 car worth over £1m and been a Norwich City mascot.

The readers of the Norwich Evening News have helped to raise an astonishing £20,000 in those three weeks.

Now Charlie’s parents, Sam Stroud and Tony Ryan, must decide how to proceed with Charlie’s treatment for relapsed neuroblastoma – a cancer of his nervous system.

He has beaten the cancer once, after 19 months of treatment, but doctors now fear there is little more they can do.

Whatever happens, Charlie will now always be able to remember a magical three weeks with his friends in Norwich.

- For the full story, see today’s Norwich Evening News.

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