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Merthyr Tydfil Florist raises £55,000 for little girl's cancer treatment

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The Pride of Britain Awards are less than a month away, and the race is on to see who will represent Wales in the Fundraiser of the Year category.

We've shortlisted four people who've gone above and beyond to raise money for charity.

The second of our nominees is Suzanne Edwards from Merthyr Tydfil, whose fundraising idea helped a little girl with cancer get the treatment she needed.

Suzanne raised around £55,000 for Mia Chambers to have treatment in the US after making over 30,000 rainbow ribbons.

Suzanne with Mia and Josh Chambers. Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

Mia who has become known as the 'Rainbow Warrior' has since begun treatment.

We've just come back from Florida. We went there after Michigan for a little holiday. The doctor's done the general testing to start the treatment and we started on the Friday after going out there.

The ribbons were the full talking point so someone would see the ribbon on someone's car and just said 'What is this for?' and someone says it's for a little girl in Merthyr - and it just goes on and on. It created a logo for Mia.

– Josh Chambers, Mia's father

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