Brain damaged mother defies odds and completes charity walk

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A mother who was told she would be wheelchair-bound for life after being left brain-damaged while giving birth has defied the odds to complete a charity walk.

Rachel Harry, 40, suffered a heart attack during the birth of her daughter Freya in July 2012 after an undetected blood clot led to hypoxic brain injury.

Doctors told her devastated family that the first-time mum would be unlikely to walk again, sit up or feed herself.

But Rachel battled back against the odds and walked 400 yards unaided after her 40th birthday.

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