Sunderland girl who lost both parents to cancer aged just 13 plans marathon charity ride across India

Jessica pictured with her mum, dad and two brothers.

Jessica pictured with her mum, dad and two brothers.

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A SUNDERLAND girl orphaned at 13 is reaching out a lifeline of support to other bereaved children.

Jessica Meldrum’s world was torn apart when she lost both parents in the space of just six months.

Jessica Meldrum prepares to cycle across India.
Jessica Meldrum prepares to cycle across India.

She had barely come to terms with losing mum Allison, 39, to secondary cancer when dad Philip, 44, was diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer.

 

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