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14 year old Dronfield survivor of the Manchester arena terror attack aims to help kids get into the arts

Amelia Thompson's been fundraising for 'Liv's Trust', which's been established in memory of the late Olivia Campbell-Hardy.

A Dronfield survivor of the Manchester Arena terror attack-has become a young ambassador for a charity dedicated to one of the people killed in the 2017 tragedy.

'Liv's Trust' has been set up in memory of the late Olivia Campbell-Hardy, with all the profits used to help children get into the arts.

Amelia Thompson's been fundraising, ahead of a 'ball' on Saturday, to celebrate what would've been Olivia's 18th birthday;

"The trust is there to help under privileged kids to fulfil their dreams like dancing and singing and things like that.

"It's all in memory of Olivia and will help people achieve what she dreamed of doing.

"I'm just trying to get as many donations for this as possible."

The 14 year old, who studies at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe secondary school, says being proactive is helping her overcome the grief of what happened a couple of years back;

"I try and make positive memories out of something that was so negative, which is why I get involved with things like 'Liv's Trust'-to create positive things to think about.

"It does still affect me quite a lot. I struggle with going into crowds or busy places, but I try and rise above it and show people that terrorism won't win."

 


 

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