Miracle daughter ‘is just like any girl,’ says mum

Amy Bingham

Amy Bingham

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Bubbly Amy Bingham is like any other 12-year-old girl - she loves horses, going to Guides, music and hanging out with friends.

But unlike her school pals Amy must spend hours each day covering herself in thick grease to moisturise her skin because she suffers from Netherton’s Syndrome, a rare and incurable skin disease that affects only 70 people in the UK alone.

Amy Bingham with mum Lisa and sisters Eleanor, Alice and Daisy

Amy Bingham with mum Lisa and sisters Eleanor, Alice and Daisy

Amy’s skin is constantly dry and red, her hair does not grow properly and she suffers from many allergies - but mum Lisa stressed Amy is just like any other girl.

 

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