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Skydiving mum takes charity leap

Gemma Akram from Shipley got a charity fund off to a flying start. Her skydive raised 15 hundred pounds for Bradford Hospitals Children's Charity which helped her after having her baby prematurely.

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Taking to the skies for children's charity

A mum from Shipley has got fund-raising off to a flying start, by conquering her fear of heights and leaping from an aeroplane. Gemma Akram's daring challenge raised more that fifteen hundred pounds for Bradford Royal Infirmary's new children's charity.

She says she was inspired to do the Skydive as a thank you to staff on the neonatal ward who nursed baby Amber to health after she was born 14 weeks prematurely. Victoria Whittam reports.

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