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Award for teen who campaigned to keep cardiac unit open

A teenage heart patient who has campaigned to keep her local cardiac unit open, has won a top award.

Ria Pahwa who is 14-years-old and from Leicester, has organised rallies and petitions against plans to close the Children's heart unit at Glenfield Hospital.

Now she has been awarded the Lord Lieutenant award which celebrates the achievements of young people in Leicestershire.