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Hannah Carter

Hannah Carter

Name: Hannah Carter
Age: 26
Year of the Fix: 2019
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Campaign: To help young people dealing with grief

My name is Hannah Carter and I’m 26*-years-old.


When I was 17, my mum passed away after a four-year battle with cancer.


My life was thrown into the air at 100mph and I didn’t know how to cope.


I have now accepted that everyone grieves differently, in their own time, and that there is no final destination.


Now after tackling my grief head on, I am living life more positively.  I can proudly say that I have turned my life around and I am ready to help others to do the same.


By creating a booklet with Fixers aimed at young adults dealing with grief, I hope I can show them that there are many ways to deal with bereavement and learn to cope.


We need to open up more about this difficult subject and I want to encourage young people not to push their grief aside.  They need to know that it’s ok not to be ok.


*Some Fixers exceed the age range of 16 to 25 during the course of their project.

My project was supported by the Blagrave Trust.


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