Sheffield woman’s bedside battle to beat devastating disease

Laura Brown with Lyme Disease

Laura Brown with Lyme Disease

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These striking photos show how a bright and bubbly woman had the life sucked out of her by a devastating disease carried by a tiny insect.

Mum-of-two Laura Brown used to spend her days performing with a local musical theatre group, working hard in a finance department and watching her young children at football training.

Laura Brown enjoying life before Lyme Disease
Laura Brown enjoying life before Lyme Disease

But all of that changed when her body was attacked by the Lyme Disease bacteria – transmitted by the bite of a poppy seed-sized tick.

 

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