A stranger raised thousands of pounds for a young boy to have a life-saving operation and see the world the “right way round”.
Julie Jones, 35, read about 12-year-old Mahendra Ahirwar from India online, finding out he was only able to see the world upside down due to a rare condition.
As a mum herself, Jones said she “couldn’t forget” his story and decided to do something about it.
She raised £12,000 on a crowdfunding page to pay for an operation to strengthen Ahirwar’s neck.
Ahirwar’s story was told on Channel 5’s ‘The Boy Who Sees Upside Down’ on Thursday 19 May.
Ahirwar has ‘congenital myopathy’, a condition where his neck muscles were too weak to hold up his head.
“While everyone was looking to help, no one was actually doing anything,” Jones said…