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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