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Christmas Shout Outs: 17 December

As the the big day fast approaches, we’ve nearly reached the end of ITV Anglia’s Christmas Shout Outs.

You can read the latest wonderful, personal messages of love and support that you’ve sending in below.

They're all dedicated to mums in the East of England.

Clare Balaam from Ipswich in Suffolk

“I would love to give a Christmas Shout Out to my mother Clare.

“I was diagnosed with cancer nine days after having my son. I just want to thank her for everything she's been doing, looking after my son and me.

“I don't know what I would do without her by my side everyday.”

– Sent by Latisha Alexander

Sophie Smith from Saffron Walden in Essex

“I’d like to say a big thank you to my wife Sophie and mum to Toby. She is our rock in the family and gives her all to us whatever we need.

“She is so special to us. We need to give a big happy Christmas to the most wonderful woman in the world, love from her your two little monsters!”

– Sent by Steve Smith

Tina Ashman from Haverhill in Suffolk

“My mum is the definition of selfless, she always puts everyone else's needs before her own and does so without a second thought.

“I have a severe lung condition and can't do many things for myself, so I rely on her or most things. She never let's me down.

“She works hard all day going above and beyond as a community carer, looking after her clients, and then comes home and looks after me.

“I love her more than words can say, and I couldn't be without her.”

– Sent by Kirsty Ashman

John and Barb Bishop from Milton Keynes

“I just want to say a massive thank you to my lovely nan and grandad, Barb and John, for always being there for me and my little boy.

“Have a Merry Christmas. You deserve it. Love you lots, from Jade and Reggie.”

– Sent by Jade Bishop

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