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Steve Myall - February 2016
When William Kemp was just 11 years old, he was diagnosed with Stage 4 T-Cell Lymphoma. He grew so weak that he was confined to a wheelchair for two years. Kemp believed his dream of joining the army was lost. Now, 18, Kemp is on the brink of his selection date interview for the army and preparing for the physical tests.
Kemp was only the third person in all of south of England to have the rare and aggressive form of the disease and the prognosis was grim. The prescribed treatment caused his muscles to completely deteriorate to the point he was unable to walk. In an incredible show of strength and resilience, Kemp has managed to make a recovery so extreme that he is now able to apply for the army. "I'm looking forward to the future and beginning the career I've always hoped for in the Army" Kemp happily reports.
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Original source: www.mirror.co.uk