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Rise in the number of young adult carers in Wales

The number of young adult carers under the age of 24 is 'significantly' higher than expected, according to the charity Carers Trust Wales

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Young carers miss or cut short almost 10 school weeks a year due to their caring role

Figures given to ITV News show that young adult carers are two and a half times more likely to not be in education and miss or cut short almost 10 school weeks a year because of their caring role.

We meet one young carer who is raising awareness of the pressures she and hundreds of others like her are under.

Watch the report from Kelsey Redmore below:

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