Messages of support for Jenna, 14, after inoperable brain tumour diagnosis

Echo readers have shared their support for a teenager from Washington with an inoperable brain tumour after thousands has been donated to make memories.

Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 10:09 am
Updated Thursday, 16th January 2020, 1:09 pm
Schoolgirl Jenna has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.

Bobby Patterson, 13 from Washington hopes to make precious memories for Jenna-Lee Carrington, 14, after she was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour before Christmas.

The teenager claimed he was heartbroken and said: “She is the prettiest, loveliest, strongest and bravest girl and I love her so much.”

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Bobby is raising money to make valuable memories with Jenna after hearing of her diagnosis.

Since reading the story, hundreds of Echo readers have shown their support for Jenna.

Emma Louise Wilson said: “How amazingly strong and brave they are for only being young! Absolutely heartbreaking circumstances but I hope they raise the money to make some treasured memories.”Sarah Jones added: “So tragic and so unfair. My heart goes out to them all.”

Aaron Luke commented: “This is so sad. God bless you. Prayers are with you that the miracle you need can happen.”

Alan N Diane Hutchinson said: “Life is so unfair. Lovely kids. God bless.”

Others praised Bobby for his kind deed.

Deborah Welsh said: “This is so sad it made me cry when l have read it. What an amazing young lad. Your parents should be so proud of you. There's not many young lads like you. One in a million l say.”

Carol Jones said: “Heartbreaking. What a brave girl and a lovely boyfriend. Good luck with your treatment.”

Nicola Large added: “Heartbreaking. This young lad’s parents must be so proud. What a lovely thoughtful young lad.”

Sean Wallace-Docherty commented: “What a lovely thing to do and what an amazing support to this young girl he is, wow.”

Ashley Robinson said: “What an amazing thing for a young boy to do for his sweetheart. I hope they get to make lots of wonderful memories. People go through so much heartache. Kindness really does help.”

Tom Wilson said: “Bless there hearts. What a nice young lad. He should be proud of himself.”

Carolyn Brown added: “Heartbreaking. Glad she is surrounded with so much love from her boyfriend, family and friends.”