Shannon Buck as a baby. Shannon was born premature 13 weeks early and almost died.'Shannon is now 18 and has done really well in her A-levels and is going off to university.

Miracle baby who almost died heads to university

A premature baby who was so poorly she almost died and whose parents were warned that even if she did survive, she was likely to be left with health issues, is now a teenager celebrating successful A-levels.

AASMA DAY talks to Shannon Buck’s mum Lisa about her amazing achievements and her pride that her daughter is about to head to university.


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