Donations for teenage cancer patient reach £1.5m

Nearly 60,000 people had donated to Stephen's fundraising page.

Donations to teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton have passed the £1.5 million mark after his campaign for the Teenage Cancer Trust became an international story.

Nearly 60,000 people had donated to Stephen's cause via his JustGiving page at the time of writing.

After originally aiming to raise £10,000 for the charity, Stephen raised the target to £1 million as interest in his campaign grew.

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