Hear 13-year-old Melissa's first world
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St Helens 13-year-old Melissa says her first word

When Melissa was diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome 10 years ago, doctors told her family that she would probably never speak. But the 13-year-old from St Helens has delighted herself, her family and experts by coming out with her first word.

Annabel Tiffin reports for BBC North West Tonight.

  • 23 Dec 2016