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Word spreads about brave Terri

PUBLISHED: 22:00 08 November 2001 | UPDATED: 10:49 03 March 2010

THE MORE people hear about Ipswich girl Terri Calvesbert, the more the fund for her future grows.

The four-year-old from Whitton was featured on a Cover Story regional documentary in October, and now the Evening Star's sister paper Norwich Evening News has spread her story further.

THE MORE people hear about Ipswich girl Terri Calvesbert, the more the fund for her future grows.

The four-year-old from Whitton was featured on a Cover Story regional documentary in October, and now the Evening Star's sister paper Norwich Evening News has spread her story further.

Donations are flooding into the Terri Calvesbert fund from Norfolk, as well as Suffolk and the rest of East Anglia and the fund total is now approaching £75,000.

Cheques and cash for Terri received in one day alone this week totalled £1,212, with £220 received on Friday last week.

Among the deluge of money were donations from Barbara and William Massingham from Thetford, P Beard from Thetford, and Teresa Gowar and Dennis Smith from Feering in Essex. They wrote: "Although we both appreciate that money cannot put right what has happened to Terri, we hope that in some small way it may be useful for her in the future."

There were donations from Jonathan Cheyne cabinet makers in Ditchingham near Bungay, P Bowles from Great Yarmouth, P Taylor from Fakenham, Mrs Johnson from Sprowston, Norwich, Jack and Gladys Richards from Fakenham, Mrs Morris Abbot from Dereham, Mrs Starling from Dereham, Joyce Arthurton of Stalham, Norwich, Steve Moore of Drayton, Norwich and Margery and Dennis Henry.

A cheque for £500 was sent by Carolyn and John Martin at Great Witchingham in Norfolk.

Brian and Sheila Sewell wrote: "Both my wife and I are full of horror and sympathy for little Terri and her terrible burns. Please find enclosed £5 towards helping her towards a brighter and easier future from two OAPS."

Olive Abbott from Foundation Street, Ipswich sent £10, and Tracey Winter from West Bergholt, Colchester sent £20 and said: "No words can express how I felt after watching Cover Story - Living Doll. Terri is a brave little girl with a lovely spirit."

Mr R Bullock of Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich, sent £5 and said: "God Bless Terri and her father Paul who is doing a wonderful job.

June Rose of Norwich sent £100 and said "Terri's spirit and the love and care of those around her, will carry her through the difficult times ahead."

A woman signing herself only as 'Marilyn' sent £10 and wrote: "Just a small drop in an ever-growing ocean, I hope.

"This is sent with much love form a mum of three, to a very brave little girl. Best wishes and a very big hug."

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