Co Down woman turns on No 10's Christmas Tree lights

Prime Minister David Cameron attends the switching on of the Downing Street Christmas tree lights with Michaela Hollywood, far left. Picture by Lauren Hurley, PA Wire 
Marie Louise McConville
A 'TRAILBLAZING' campaigner who has raised thousands of pounds for good causes and boosted awareness for those suffering from disabilities was invited to London on Thursday to help switch on the Christmas Tree lights at Downing Street. Michaela Hollywood, from Crossgar, Co Down, was invited to flick the switch at Number 10 by British Prime Minister, David Cameron who gave the 25 year-old a Points of Light award earlier this year. Born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a progressive muscle-wasting condition, Michaela founded Trailblazers in Northern Ireland in 2008 after she enc[...]

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