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A young fundraiser has celebrated turning 13 by visiting Malawi

Posted on 15 Jan 2013 at 10:05am

A young fundraiser has celebrated turning 13 by visiting the African school he has supported by refusing birthday presents since he was six years old.

Charlie Doherty fulfilled a persistent dream by travelling to Malawi to meet children receiving assistance from Mary’s Meals, a charity helping hungry kids which has received £20,000 through his own considerable efforts.

The youngster, whose birthday was on Monday 14 January 2013, was given the surprise trip as a Christmas gift by his mother, who announced the news to him when they reached the top of Mount Snowdon in Wales as part…