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Fall victim: I'm happy to be alive

25 September 2014 Last updated at 12:51 BST

In the corner of a busy hospital ward, tucked behind a curtain for our arrival, lays Joshua Davies.

His face is alert and he's talkative, but take a look down the bed and you can see both his feet and his left hand in casts.

Earlier this month, Joshua fell from a bridge near his home in Pontypridd, fracturing his spine in four places.

The reason he fell? According to Joshua, it was to escape bullies.

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