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WATCH: Heartbreaking memorial video of Millie Rose Heaton

Three-year-old died just days after her birthday

Millie Rose Heaton who passed away aged just three

A heartbreaking memorial video has been made in tribute to Skelmersdale's bravest three-year-old who passed away last week.

Millie Rose Heaton had battled stage four neuroblastoma for more than a year and untied a town with her infectious smiles.

On Wednesday, July 2, Millie passed away surrounded by her family.

 

 

Micheal McGeoch, 28, from Skelmersdale said that although he did not know Millie directly, he was so moved by her story that he made the video which has now gained over 10, 000 views on YouTube.

He said: "I studied media at university so I know how to put videos together and whenever a family friend or relative has passed away, I have always made a video.

"Wherever I have worked and been over the past year people have always been fundraising for Millie and I have followed her journey on the internet through Facebook."

On Thursday, July 3, thousands of people turned out at Greenhill in Skelmersdale to release hundreds of pink and blue balloons exactly 24 hours after Millie died.

Millie's mum, Lyndsay, posted a heartbreaking post on her Facebook page.

She said: "Millie-Rose gained her angel wings at 7.15pm today surrounded by the people that loved her most. 

"She was peaceful and the only thing giving me comfort right now is knowing she doesn't have to fight anymore; she fought so hard. 

"Heartbroken."

Hundreds of tributes have since flooded into Lyndsay's and Millie's Facebook fundraising page The Millie Rose Appeal .

 

View our gallery of the balloon release for Millie Rose Heaton

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