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Singer Sim takes to the stage for cancer cause

PUBLISHED: 11:43 17 December 2014 | UPDATED: 11:43 17 December 2014

Sim Pattison

Sim Pattison

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A young singer-songwriter from Suffolk took to the stage of the famous Royal Albert Hall where he made a heartfelt performance in aid of young cancer patients.

Sim Pattison, 21, from Needham Market, performed a song he wrote after his girlfriend Eleanor Sedgewick was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma three years ago, when she was just 17.

Miss Sedgewick, who is now 20, underwent six months of chemotherapy and she is now in remission.

He performed alongside the Young Voices choir last Wednesday to raise money for children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent, which supported Miss Sedgewick and her family through her treatment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridgeshire.

Mr Pattison said: “I’ve seen first-hand how devastating the impact of cancer can be on a loved one, so it’s wonderful to know that all the money raised will help CLIC Sargent carry on with their vital work.”

CLIC Sargent is a cancer charity for children and young people, and their families.

The charity, which was set up in 2005, provides clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to patients and their families.

For more information, or to donate to the cause, visit www.clicsargent.org.uk

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