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This Teen Suffered A Terrifying Paralysis For Long. And Now.....

All the joys of life turned into a nightmare when 19-year-old Rachael Bailey from Nottingham (UK) got struck by a terrifying and rare illness called Guillain-Barré Syndrome. It started with a modest tingling in her feet when she was putting a pair of new heels.

Following that initial symptom, the scary syndrome left her paralysed, she was unable to speak, had to communicate only with the eyes and was hospitalised for 135 days, fighting for life every second. Guillain-Barré Syndrome almost killed her. 

Rachael thanked the team of more than 50 NHS medics who took responsibility of her comeback and her mother Karen Johnson (40) who didn't leave anything for her betterment. Karen maintained a diary of her daughter's 135 days of stay in hospital encouraging her princess to fight for life. In the diary, she mentioned how her daughter lived everyday encountering death along with the hope of recovery. 

Karen recalls: ‘Who would now believe that nine months ago, Rachael was at death’s door?’
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This Teen Suffered A Terrifying Paralysis For Long. And Now.....

This Teen Suffered A Terrifying Paralysis For Long. And Now.....

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She is having a a remarkable recovery now.

She is having a a remarkable recovery now.

Rachael was chilling with friends the moment before she fell ill.

Rachael was chilling with friends the moment before she fell ill.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome starts with minor tingling and weakness in legs and spreads to the whole body.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome starts with minor tingling and weakness in legs and spreads to the whole body.

Courage and support of mother and the dedication of brilliant NHS staffs gave her a new life.

Courage and support of mother and the dedication of brilliant NHS staffs gave her a new life.

Brave mother and daughter emotionally revealed their troublesome days in front of media.

Brave mother and daughter emotionally revealed their troublesome days in front of media.

She underwent several therapy and treatments. And they worked.

She underwent several therapy and treatments. And they worked.

She is progressing but still waiting for full recovery.

She is progressing but still waiting for full recovery.

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