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Full report: Charlie's mother talks of her 'little fighter'

The mother of a two-year old boy who died from leukemia says she knows his legacy will live on.

The story of Charlie Harris Beard touched thousands of people. His family spent months raising awareness of umbilical chord donation, after a transplant helped save Charlie's life. But the cancer returned a second time. After a long battle, he died on Friday.

Club shirt given to sister of Charlie Harris-Beard

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The sister of Charlie Harris-Beard, Ellie-Louise, was given a Kidderminster Harriers football shirt today, before kick-off against Cambridge United.

Two-year old Charlie, from Kidderminster, died yesterday after losing his battle to leukaemia.

Fans from both sides held a minute's applaud in memory of Charlie.

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Crowds and players applaud Charlie's fight for life

Football players and fans from Kidderminster Harriers and Cambridge United joined forces today to celebrate the life of Charlie Harris-Beard – a two-year old leukaemia sufferer who lost his fight yesterday.

The minute-long applaud was held before kick-off. Charlie's older sister, Ellie-Louise, was also given a Harriers football shirt with 'Charlie' written on the back.

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