Video: Rare hip condition means boy can't play tag

The mum of a Hayle schoolboy with a rare hip condition says he just wants to play with his friends.

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 1:50 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 1:56 pm

Seven year old Harry has been diagnosed with Perthes. It can last four years and means he can’t run, play football or go on softplay. Mum Catherine Johns said: “In the mornings at school he’ll go and line up on his own. The other day I saw a child come up to him, tag him and say, ‘Tag - you’re it.’ “Harry said: ‘I can’t. I’m not allowed to run.’

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