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Young heart patient reunited with surgeon who saved his life

A 14-year-old boy from Wiltshire who collapsed during a football match has been reunited with the surgeon from Bristol Royal Hospital for Children who saved his life.

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Cardiac arrest boy recovering after bypass surgery

Quinton Barham Credit: Family

A thirteen-year-old boy who suffered a heart attack while playing football is recovering in hospital following bypass surgery.

Quinton Barham from Wiltshire, collapsed during a game for Bradford Town Youth FC in Bromham last Sunday [3rd].

A message on the club's website said: "Quinny, all of Westbury Youth U14's are rooting for you.

One of the boys said "we have played many great games against you, but now we are ALL on your side". Take it easy dude, here's wishing you a full & speedy recovery !!!"

He'll now be kept a close eye on as her recovers at Bristol Children's Hospital.

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