A paralympian and his family are trying to make sure we're all aware of the signs of meningitis.
Aaron Phipps was 15 when he went to bed feeling unwell. By the next morning he was in hospital on a life support machine - his family were told he wouldn't survive.
But the wheelchair rugby player beat the odds - despite losing both legs and most of his fingers. Andrew Pate went to meet him and his family.
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A great-grandmother nearly died when she was stung by a hornet while visiting her late husband's grave.
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