Out of the Woods: A feel good collection of fables to teach and guide you through life, support your mental health, and inspire you
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We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. Next, she decided to create a book and managed to get Sheryl Shurville, the owner of Chorleywood Bookshop, onboard.
Betsy was just two when she was diagnosed with a low-grade optic nerve glioma. The diagnosis came after she developing nystagmus, a condition that causes involuntary eye movements. The book has been turned into a modern-day collection fables through Bev James Management and Literary Agency and was released through HarperCollins Publishers earlier this month. Betsy also appealed to festival-goers to join in by doing a hand stop selfie, posting it on social media with #NoMore.The book also features a forward from Fearne Cotton, who went to the same school as Rochelle. Fearne also recorded an audio version of the book. Brain Tumour Research is determined to change this through creating awareness of the horrifying statistics, by funding research at its Centres of Excellence and through its continued lobbying of the Government and the larger cancer charities to increase the national spend.”
Stop the Devastation lays bare the powerful and painful truth about brain tumours – they are indiscriminate, they can affect anyone at any age, there is no cure and for many, sadly, there is little or no hope. Betsy Griffin, from Chorleywood, was diagnosed with a low-grade optic nerve glioma at the age of two after developing nystagmus, a condition that causes involuntary eye movements.
Betsy Griffin, a social media superstar-in-the-making, attended the Raver Tots Festival in Maldon Essex on Sunday, August 1 with her family.
These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. The book contains a foreword by broadcaster Fearne Cotton, who went to the same school as Rochelle and is one of her cousin’s best friends. It is available in print, braille and audio, with Fearne having also recorded the audio version. Betsy, who is from Chorleywood, lives with the consequences of damage to her pituitary gland as a result of being diagnosed with an inoperable diffuse optic nerve glioma.It tells the story of a little girl who gets lost and befriends a dog. As companions, they find their way and are reunited with her family, but not before encountering a host of animals, all of whom have positive lessons to share. After visits to the GP, they decided to speed up the process and paid privately for an appointment with an ophthalmologist. She’s also a great advocate for our charity, helping to raise awareness of the fact one in three people know someone affected by a brain tumour, yet, historically, just 1% of the national spend on cancer research has been allocated to this devastating disease."