All this week we are featuring the work of amazing people who have made a real difference to the lives of those in their community. We asked you to nominate a "local hero" for the glittering Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards, which take place in London next month.
Today we take a look at the work of Francine Levin, who, for two decades, has made dreams come true for children suffering from cancer. We hear from Jean Baum a former oncology ward clerk and Kerry and Ian Winter the parents of Libby in Mark Witty's report.
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