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Family confirm Margot Martini has passed away

Margot Martini has passed away Credit: Family photo

The family of Margot Martini have confirmed she has died. In a statement they said:

At 10:24 this morning, our dear little daughter, Margot passed away at home. She died peacefully and was surrounded by those who love her.

Thank you for all your love and support.

– Margot's family

Margot, who was two, had been battling leukaemia. Her family, who are originally from Essington in Staffordshire, made a worldwide appeal looking for a suitable bone marrow donor last October.

She underwent a transplant in February but the cancer returned. Earlier this month her family revealed she was "beyond rescue". In a post on Team Margot Facebook her family revealed she had an infection she was unable to fight.

Margot in her mum and dad's bed Credit: Team Margot, Facebook

Peppa Pig's message to toddler with leukaemia

Peppa Pig has delivered a special message to two-year-old Margot Martini from Staffordshire Credit: Birmingham Mail

Peppa Pig has delivered a personal and moving message to Staffordshire toddler Margot Martini, who is bravely fighting a new cancer battle.

In the touching cartoon message Peppa talks directly to the two-year-old leukaemia patient and tells her to wear her boots if she ‘jumps in muddy puddles’.

Two-year-old Margot was diagnosed with both Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and Acute Myeloid Leukaemia in October and sparked a worldwide appeal to find a matching stem cell donor.

She underwent a new bone marrow transplant in February after a match was found, but the cancer has now returned.

READ MORE: Parents of cancer tot say time is running out

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Brave toddler has bone-marrow transplant

Margot Martini from Staffordshire was diagnosed with cancer last year. Credit: Youtube

A 18-month old from Staffordshire has received a life-saving a bone marrow transplant after a donor was found for her.

More than 50,000 people came forward to be tested as a result of the campaign to find a match for Margot Martini, which has been supported by a number of celebrities including David Tennant, Gary Barlow and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Margot underwent a two-hour operation at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London yesterday after the stem-cell match was found earlier this month.

A donor event, that was planned to find a stem-cell donor for Margot will still go ahead, as planned, in Wolverhampton tomorrow.

It has been organised by Delete Blood Cancer and is taking place at the Mount Hotel, Mount Road, Tettenhall Wood from 10am.

Margot Martini: Bone marrow donor match found

A bone marrow donor match has been found for an 18-month-old girl from Staffordshire who has a rare form of leukaemia.

Margot Martini Credit: YouTube

More than 50,000 people came forward to be tested as a result of the campaign to find a match for Margot, which has been supported by a number of celebrities including David Tennant, Gary Barlow and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Margot is due to start intensive chemotherapy from Wednesday.

Read: Campaign to find a bone marrow match for Margot Martini**

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Margot Martini: Wolves show support for girl with leukaemia

Danny Batth, David Davis and recent signing Michael Jacobs joined Steve Bull in showing their support for Margot Martini (inset) Credit: www.wolves.co.uk

Some of the current Wolves players have joined legend Steve Bull in helping to promote an appeal for a Staffordshire girl suffering from a rare form of leukaemia.

One year-old Margot Martini's disease has only been seen by doctors in three cases in the last ten years.

Margot, who spend ten days on life support, needs a blood stem cell donation from someone with a similar bone marrow type to her.

Bull was joined in promoting the campaign and the bracelets being used to raise awareness by Danny Batth, David Davis and recent signing Michael Jacobs.

A number of national donor drives are taking place, including one at Wolverhampton's Mount Hotel on February 23.

Parents launch worldwide online appeal to find donor for daughter with rare form of leukaemia

The parents of a baby girl from Staffordshire who is extremely ill with a rare form of leukaemia have launched a worldwide online appeal to find a suitable donor for her.

17-month-old Margot Martini needs a blood stem cell transplant.

Her father, Yaser Martini, says a match could come from anywhere in the world.

Celebrities show support for girl, one, who needs donor

Catherine Tate and David Tennant show their support for the 'Swab4Margot' appeal Credit: Facebook/ Team Margot

A number of celebrities have shown their support for a campaign encouraging people to sign up for the donor register in the hope of finding a match for a girl, one, who has a rare form of leukaemia.

Gary Barlow shows his support for the campaign Credit: Facebook/ David Tennant

Margot Martini, from Essington in Staffordshire, was diagnosed with two types of leukaemia in October.

She needed an immediate blood transfusion and spent 10 days on life support.

Edgar Davids shows off his 'Swab4Margot' wristband Credit: Facebook/ Team Margot
Dynamo tweets the video appeal for @swab4margot Credit: Facebook/ Team Margot
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