For Lotte Ryan, a friend and fellow campaigner

6 Mar

Politics and Insights

Lotte Ryan

The following is from my friend,Charlotte Ryan, who was expected to attend work interviews or lose her benefits just weeks before she died. This was written on December 12, 2014:

I have terminal cancer, my prognosis is 0-3 years and I was diagnosed in March 2014 with my brain stem glioma. In April 2014 I was placed in the support group* for 3 years and I have gone from being able-bodied to hopelessly disabled. I have many neurological deficits including diploplia, dyspraxia, dysarthria and dysphagia. To save you googling, this means that I have double vision and am going blind, I’m very clumsy and most days I drop everything I pick up, my speech is failing and one day I won’t be able to communicate verbally at all and I have such difficulty swallowing that I now have a feeding tube.

I cannot leave…

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One Response to “For Lotte Ryan, a friend and fellow campaigner”

  1. Jeffery Davies March 6, 2015 at 6:28 am #

    Yet another campaigner loses their life with this government’s policys of their treatment to anyone on benefits action t4 it realy seems like but losing your life fighting this abusive government is the way for many but losing your life to it shows
    that their policys are wrong yet on it goes more abuse more deaths how many more rip sadly you wont be the last jeff3


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