Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Miracles Do Happen ; PICK OF THE DAY WHAT WOULD BE YOUR MIRACLE? ITV, 9pm

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Miracles Do Happen ; PICK OF THE DAY WHAT WOULD BE YOUR MIRACLE? ITV, 9pm

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CHEEKY little Garin Morgan just wants to play football like his mates. But the 10-yearold, who has cerebral palsy, has never walked unaided.

Meanwhile, Andrea Dodds, 54, has relied on lip-reading as she gradually lost her hearing since childhood, but now she's going blind.

Her dream? Simply to join in conversations again.

Suffice to say, you can expect tears to flow as Emma Willis meets some extraordinary people in this series, all of whom are hoping pioneering medicine can work a miracle.

"Close your eyes," Emma tells Garin. "What would be your miracle?" The mum of two (and one on the way) has an easy way with everyone she meets.

"To play football," says the schoolboy, "Play time is quite hard for me. I'm on my own."

But can surgery help him to walk for the first time? Andrea is pinning all her hopes on a cochlear implant to give her something of her Emma with old life back. …

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