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Granada viewers help give hope to boy with rare condition

The family of a 12-year old boy from Stockport who's living with a rare brain condition are thanking Granada reports viewers after raising £70,000 for pioneering treatment abroad.

Marcus Allen is one of only 5 children in the UK with what's called AADC - which is similar to Parkison's disease.

They're now preparing to head to Poland in a few weeks time for gene therapy which they hope will change his life.

Marcus's mother Diane Allen says it's great news.