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Pictures of the little boy who defied medical opinion

Playing on his tablet Credit: ITV News

His parents were told that just two per cent of Noah's brain was functioning. Now he loves to sing, can sit up straight on his own and loves to play computer games.

Noah, Shelly and Dad Rob enjoying family time Credit: ITV News
Family portrait Credit: ITV News
"He's blown everyone away with what he has achieved" Credit: ITV News

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Inspirational toddler helping to raise awareness of spina bifida.

Noah Wall's family and friends are celebrating a birthday they never expected him to live to see. He was born with just two per cent of his brain working and his parents were told to plan his funeral before his birth. Despite ongoing health problems he is now a happy smiling little boy.

More than 800,000 people have now visited the web page his mother Shelly set up to share his story. Her aim has been to raise awareness of spina bifida and what prospective parents can do to decrease the chances of their baby being born with it.

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