Tiptoes Girl Given New Hope
A little girl forced by a debilitating illness to walk constantly on her tiptoes like a ballerina is hoping an operation can help her walk normally again. Brave Abigail Bradley, 5, was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy when she was just two-and-a-half years old. The condition causes her brain to send faulty messages to the muscles in her legs, forcing them to contract and making her walk on her tiptoes. It means Abigail, from Nottingham, is unable to walk or run like her friends.