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Change the game for Carson

Carson is six years old. A big Manchester City fan, he absolutely loves football.

His muscles are weak and growing weaker, but when he plays football with his friends, he likes to stay in the game.

Carson can walk but he can't run very well. When he falls, it's hard for him to get up again. You see, Carson has the severe muscle-wasting condition called Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

It affects mainly boys, and causes muscles in the arms, legs, lungs and heart to weaken and waste over time. Boys are in wheelchairs at 12 and before they turn 30, Duchenne muscular dystrophy is likely to have stopped their hearts.

There is no cure, but scientists are working round the clock on treatments that could make Carson's and thousands of other boys' futures so much stronger.

Success here would be a game changer.

But we can't do this without your help. If you give just £5, you can help us keep this vital research going. Right now.

How you can help:

Text CARS13 5 to 70070 to give £5 to change the game for boys like Carson.

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