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A-level student is also a full time carer

Shani Brooks has completed her first year of A-levels and hopes to go to university. However, she has also been a full time carer for her dad since she was 11-years-old.

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Young carer: 'It's easier now than it was when I was younger'

This week is National Carers Week, a time when awareness is raised about the struggles faced by carers all over the country.

Shani Brooks from Carlisle is a full-time carer for her dad at the same time as trying to finish her A-Levels.

She's been her dad's primary carer since she was 11-years-old.

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