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Donations in Stephen Sutton's name exceed £3.5 million

Stephen Sutton's fundraising page for the Teenage Cancer Trust has now reached more than £3.5 million in donations following his death yesterday.

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Friends of teen cancer patient help set world record

A teenager battling incurable cancer has inspired almost £3.2 million of online charity donations while ticking of another item off his bucket list.

Stephen Sutton said he was delighted that friends and members of the public had helped him set what he claimed was a new world record - for the highest number of people forming a heart shape with their hands.

In a post on his Facebook page, Stephen said: "Just broke a Guinness World Record for 'The most amount of people making heart-shaped hand gestures'."

More than 550 people gathered at Chase Terrace Technology College in the 19-year-old's home town of Burntwood, Staffordshire, to set the new high.

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