Leon Murphy


Leon was just a normal 24-year-old, studying music technology at Bolton University and enjoying life playing bass guitar in a band, when he was diagnosed with a grade IV astroglioma brain tumour in 2011. He attributed his headaches to stress and late nights. Little did he know that it was the beginning of a rollercoaster ride of emotional turmoil. Here, he tells his story of living with a brain tumour at such a young age and, how nearly four years on, his positivity is helping him face an uncertain future. Leon tells his story...


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