Dad, John Brooks, says he's 'absolutely' proud of his daughter who is also his full time carer.
He explains that with the support they've received, his daughter Shani has been able to be a young carer whilst also doing well at school.
Shani has completed her first year of A-level exams. After college she hopes to study medicine at university.
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Kerrie Gosney brings you Sunday night's forecast
Celebrities from the world of television and music descended on Carlisle this weekend, to raise money for charity.
Rain in west, some heavy, brighter in east. Reversal into Monday. Here's the detail