Boy born with half a heart thriving on land and in water

A little boy born with only half a heart is now flourishing and his parents say it is all down to swimming lessons. Charlie Cobb from Brighton was born with a condition that stops his heart from developing normally and doctors said he only had a 50% chance of surviving.

Despite enduring many heart problems, he is thriving both on land and in the pool. We spoke to Charlie's swim instructor Vicki Steven.

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