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SaguaroBlossom Sun 28-Feb-16 17:41:11

New programme on Channel 4, Tuesday at nine o'clock. Can't wait to see how they're all doing.

Goingtobeawesome Sun 28-Feb-16 17:43:13

I'm looking forward to this too. My heart is always in my mouth when Shelby is ill though.

TensionWheelsCoolHeels Sun 28-Feb-16 17:43:41

Me too, it's been a wonderful series & I'm looking forward to seeing how they are all getting on now.

SaguaroBlossom Sun 28-Feb-16 18:11:51

Clashes with Happy Valley though. But I can't hear what's going on in that as the sound is so bad! Heart is always in mouth for Shelby and her indomitable mum.

hazeyjane Sun 28-Feb-16 18:13:56

Fantastic - thankyou for the heads up.

Pud2 Sun 28-Feb-16 20:17:57

Such a good programme. I wonder how William is too, and his mum.

LoisWilkersonsLastNerve Tue 01-Mar-16 12:32:07

Shelby and Williams mums were on breakfast news this morning. Shelby isn't doing well unfortunately sad She needs alot of blood transfusions. I really admire all the participants, I don't think people have a clue what life with an ill child is like they both said they feel they are raising awareness.

Goingtobeawesome Tue 01-Mar-16 12:37:53

Just talking about it in itv now.

Goingtobeawesome Tue 01-Mar-16 21:02:33

Starting now

EsmesBees Tue 01-Mar-16 21:06:41

God even the trailer to this makes me well up. Amazing families.

11needsleep11 Tue 01-Mar-16 21:14:07

I'm filling up over William. He's changed so much.

Nicknamegrief Tue 01-Mar-16 21:14:28

I'm watching and have watched ever since the beginning, I think I was pregnant with my oldest when the first series was shown.
William is such a charmer, what a smile on him.

sunnydayinmay Tue 01-Mar-16 21:31:31

Love this, and so pleased to see Shelby. I think she has touched so many hearts.

William is gorgeous.

bluebump Tue 01-Mar-16 21:34:33

I am watching, I've been following this since the start. I wonder which family decided not to take part this time.

ShapeShifting Tue 01-Mar-16 21:35:18

Amazing children and parents. I'm sobbing. I've never seen this before.

Goingtobeawesome Tue 01-Mar-16 21:38:20

Not all are featured this week.

sunnydayinmay Tue 01-Mar-16 21:38:28

Ah, my post disappeared! Think we're missing Emily, and the boy in New Zealand? Is she spelt Shelbie?

sunnydayinmay Tue 01-Mar-16 21:39:27

Gosh, Shelbie's brother is all grown up!

Ilikesweetpeas Tue 01-Mar-16 21:41:15

Can I watch a repeat of this anywhere? Only just realised that it's on. Tearing up already though...

TeeJaye Tue 01-Mar-16 21:44:29

Wonder why Nathan's family decided not to appear this series?

TeeJaye Tue 01-Mar-16 21:45:16

+1 on Sky?

ouryve Tue 01-Mar-16 21:46:23

We'll be watching it on 4+1 sweetpeas (when DS1 has gone to bed)

imwithspud Tue 01-Mar-16 21:50:33

Just watching now, what amazing children and what amazing parents. Tears in my eyes.

TeeJaye Tue 01-Mar-16 21:53:26

I have a disabled child myself but Shelbie's situation absolutely breaks my heart. Her parents are absolutely amazing, especially her step-Dad who took on all that responsibility at such a young age and he clearly loves her like his own.

HooseRice Tue 01-Mar-16 21:53:43

Amazing families. I wasn't going to watch as some of it is a bit close to home, but I'm glued.

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