Hannah Booth, an 18-year old given a 50/50 chance of surviving through 2013 after being diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer, has been given a helping hand to raise awareness of teenage cancer and complete her ‘bucket list’ by national radio station, The Hits, and travel company, Jet2.com.
James Everton from The Hits Radio’s Takeover UK was the first to hear about Hannah’s bucket list, taking it to the radio bosses who have now secured several activities for the teenager.
One of her wishes was to raise awareness of teenage cancer which The Hits has done with news coverage across Bauer Radio’s stations across the UK. In addition, The Hits has partnered with Jet2.com to give Hannah a trip to Rome to eat pizza and a trip to Amsterdam, as well as a meet and greet with Olly Murs next time he’s at The Hits Radio.
Speaking on Hannah’s bucket list, Everton said: “It’s hard to imagine what Hannah’s had to go through over the last few years – she’s been so brave about it – and when we heard she wanted some help completing her Bucket List, we just had to see what we could do. We’ve had an amazing response from our listeners and the guys at Jet2.com.”
Hannah added: “Not many people know that young people can get cancer, and so I want to raise awareness of cancer in young people. It’s amazing what The Hits Radio has sorted for me, it’s so kind.”
Steve Heapy, chief executive of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “We are only too happy to help Hannah fulfill two of her ‘bucket list’ wishes, by providing city breaks to Rome and Amsterdam. She is a very brave young woman and we hope both her and her family have two very memorable and enjoyable trips.”