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Nikki Christou, is a 12-year-old vlogger whose YouTube channel ‘Nikki Lilly’ has over 210,000 subscribers. She has a very rare illness called an AVM. At the age of seven she founded the ‘The Butterfly AVM Charity’, which has raised a staggering £400,000 for AVM support, research and awareness.
Nikki’s inspiring speeches have gained her admirers and accolades worldwide. She has been honoured with The Diana Award for Inspirational Fundraising 2013, The Wellchild Award for Bravery 2014 from Prince Harry, The Pride of Britain Award for Child of Courage 2016, and was featured in the CBBC programme ‘Born to Vlog’ – plus not forgetting being a proud owner of a Blue Peter badge. Nikki can also bake a cake or two – just ask Mary Berry – as she won Junior Bake-off in 2016!
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