Burnham girl comes second in national award

1.18pm: 05.09.07- A YOUNG Burnham girl with cerebral palsy has come second in a national award. Stephanie Jefferies, aged 10, and her yellow Labrador puppy Kimmy took silver place in the Tails of Achievement Awards held in Berkshire. The duo competed against 14 other final

A YOUNG Burnham girl with cerebral palsy has come second in a national award.

Stephanie Jefferies, aged 10, and her yellow Labrador puppy Kimmy took silver place in the Tails of Achievement Awards held in Berkshire.

The duo competed against 14 other finalists from all over the country.

Stephanie's four-legged friend was donated to her by members of the community. Since getting Kimmy, Stephanie rarely uses her wheelchair and is a member of dog-dancing display team In Pink.


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Stephanie and Kimmy didn't leave empty handed, they left the award ceremony with a watercolour portrait of Kimmy, a year's supply of dog food and a goodie bag of canine-treats.

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