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SOMETIMES they end up in tears but volunteers at the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust are aiming to brighten the Christmas of young people stuck in hospital.
The team at the Quay Street offices spend the whole festive period up to December 25 hard at work preparing gifts to send to young cancer patients in hospital.
And the letters and thank-you cards the charity receive back from the 13 to 24-year-olds can be very emotional.
Trust manager Pam Thornes told the Examiner of a particularly touching story from last year’s Christmas gift program.