Five years ago, Darran Saunders lost her son Connor when he was fatally injured in an unprovoked attack.
But Darran, from Woodingdean in Sussex, vowed that something positive must come out of the tragedy.
Her tireless fundraising has provided life-saving equipment and training for more than sixty schools and sports clubs.
Now, Darran has been nominated for a Pride of Britain regional award, as Malcolm Shaw reports.
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