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Watch Fazeel #FightEB in Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes

Watch Fazeel #FightEB in Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes

DEBRA Member Fazeel, 11, will be putting EB in the spotlight in Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, a brand-new TV series by ITV.

In episode three of the series, Paul meets Fazeel, who suffers from EB, which causes him constant pain due to unstoppable internal and external blistering. Fazeel also needs regular check ups to look for damage or blistering inside his eyes.

“They call us butterfly children because butterflies’ wings are really fragile and so is our skin, but then I don’t let that stop me,” he says.

Fazeel’s motto is “Never Give Up”. He wants to be a doctor and find a cure for EB when he’s older. In the meantime, he is determined to #FightEB and make sure other people with the condition don’t give up on their dreams. 

Watch his talk at DEBRA’s Members’ Day here. 

The specialist EB Team, which is part funded by DEBRA, makes a real difference to the quality of life for people impacted by EB like Fazeel and his family.

We are delighted to see Fazeel and the expertise, dedication and hard work of the EB Team recognised in the special episode.

Check out the trailer below and watch the episode on catch up here.



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