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28-07-2015 | Great Ormond Street on BBC 2 - "Mend My Brain"

28 July 2015
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Jack Copley, 17, will appear in an episode of ,Great Ormond Street, which will be screened at 9pm tonight.

Jack spent a week in Great Ormond Street Hospital, London in 2014 to find out whether he should undertake surgery to reduce the effects of his condition.

Jack, from Gilberdyke, Yorkshire, said one of the major reasons he took part in the TV show was to raise awareness of his condition.

The progamme followsl follow Jack's journey as he and his family decide whether to have a hemispherotomy, a major procedure that would disconnect one side of the brain from the other in an attempt to lessen his seizures.

Read more: Hull Daily Mail 

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