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Britain’s awe-inspiring athletes rewrote the history books at the Rio Games, sending records tumbling and surpassing all expectations   After the record-breaking London Games, not even the most ardent supporter dared hope our Olympians and Paralympians could match the achievements of 2012. But ...
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Overcame depression and family troubles to set up an inspirational football programme for girls, helping them deal with issues such as low self-esteem, bullying and body image   Fran was brought up by her grandmother in Manchester from the age of 13 after her parents separated when she was a ...
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A victim of bullying at school, Ben from Portishead, ran 401 marathons in 401 consecutive days around the UK to raise more than £250,000 for anti-bullying charities Stonewall and Kidscape   Ben has also visited more than 100 schools to spread the anti-bullying message. ...
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William his own life to save a terrified pensioner trapped in a burning car, suffering serious injuries in the process   Trapped in her car with flames licking at the windscreen and smoke pouring through the dashboard, pensioner Anne Wade thought she was about to die. As other cars sped past, ...
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Dementia sufferer and his son have inspired millions around the world with their infectious Carpool Karaoke-style videos, raising more than £130,000 for charity   As a club singer in the 1960s and 1970s, Ted McDermott’s word-perfect rendition and instant recall of hundreds of classic tracks ...
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London’s Air Ambulance team saved the life of a cyclist moments from death by carrying out a rare and complex heart procedure at the roadside    When Dr Simon Walsh arrived at a horrific road accident, he took one glance at the cyclist and thought: “She’s dying and we need to do something quick ...
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Tilly has defied the odds to survive and inspire others, enduring more than 500 operations after suffering 86% burns when she was a toddler   Tilly was given a 5% chance of survival in March 2009 after she fell into a bath of scalding water. She was 15 months old, and playing with her older ...
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The aspiring artist was so moved by the plight of children with an incurable condition that she painted a picture each day for 100 days and sold them, raising thousands for research   Until her school chose Reverse Rett as its charity to support in 2014, Rhea had never heard of Rett Syndrome. ...
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The world’s most influential scientist has changed the way we think about the world around us, despite battling a devastating illness for more than 50 years   Professor Hawking has spent his career grappling with the biggest questions facing humanity: Why are we here? How did life begin? Can we ...
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The schoolgirl with a potentially life-threatening condition has become a social media star, with her video blogs showing others how to cope with chronic illness   Nikki was just six when her parents noticed veins popping up on the right side of her face. She was diagnosed with arteriovenous ...
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Given the devastating news her two sons would die before their teens from a rare condition, Karen resolved to help find a cure so other parents would not suffer the same agony    Karen was about to give birth to her second child when she was told her 18-month-old son Simon had Hunter Syndrome – ...
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After 14-year-old Lillian was killed by a speeding driver who had been smoking cannabis, her family forced the government to change the law on drug-driving   The day their daughter Lillian was knocked down and killed by a drug driver will be etched on Natasha and Gary Groves’ memory for ever. ...
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Schoolboy risked his own life to save his friend, pushing him out of the way of a runaway car and taking the brunt of the impact himself    Dylan was walking home with pal James Yeadon when he was faced with a split-second life-or-death decision. A Vauxhall Vectra with no driver had mounted the ...
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The leading war surgeon has operated under fire in the world’s most dangerous places, risking his life to save others in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria   Every year for the past 23 years, David has taken several months’ unpaid leave from his NHS job in London to work as a volunteer for aid ...
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Celebrated as Britain’s hardest-working man, Billy carries out 20 jobs to keep his remote island community thriving, almost single-handed   Billy’s unstinting service to North Ronaldsay – the northernmost of Orkney’s islands – spans five decades and has stopped the Scottish outpost grinding to ...
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Winners | 2016

The aspiring artist was so moved by the plight of children with an incurable condition that she painted a picture each day for 100 days and sold them, raising thousands for research
A victim of bullying at school, Ben from Portishead, ran 401 marathons in 401 consecutive days around the UK to raise more than £250,000 for anti-bullying charities Stonewall and Kidscape
Schoolboy risked his own life to save his friend, pushing him out of the way of a runaway car and taking the brunt of the impact himself
London’s Air Ambulance team saved the life of a cyclist moments from death by carrying out a rare and complex heart procedure at the roadside
After 14-year-old Lillian was killed by a speeding driver who had been smoking cannabis, her family forced the government to change the law on drug-driving

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