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15-year-old Marc McCay is dying and it will take a miracle to save him. Cole Moreton tells the story of what happens when the death of a child allows others to live. From June 2016.

It's August 2003 and life hangs in the balance for two teenage boys. A virus has attacked the heart of a Scottish boy called Marc McCay. Only 15 years old - he is slowly dying. Meanwhile further south an English boy is in grave danger. 16-year-old Martin Burton collapsed at home in Grantham at 2 o'clock in the morning and his mother has called the emergency services. Writer and journalist Cole Moreton tells the story of what happens when the death of a child miraculously allows others to live.

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