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Thousands Pay Their Respects To Cancer Fundraiser Stephen Sutton

The teenager inspired people to donate over £4 million to the Teenage Cancer Trust.

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A two-day vigil is being held at Lichfield Cathedral in Staffordshire for Stephen Sutton, the 19-year-old who raised millions of pounds for charity after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.


After his diagnosis he drew up a bucket list, which included raising £10,000 for charity.

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That figure was smashed after his campaign “Stephen’s Story” began to trend across Twitter and Facebook, with numerous celebrities championing his efforts.

At the time of writing £4.06 million had been raised.


"He's been an inspiration and we all want to share in the sense of grateful, hopeful possibility … He was one of those very rare people who've helped us live our lives with generosity.”


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