Lucie sets sail in Atlantic voyage

Battle: Lucie Carrington at the helm ahead of her voyage

Battle: Lucie Carrington at the helm ahead of her voyage

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When Lucie Carrington was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer at the age of 15, her whole world was turned upside down.

The teenager was just about to start her GCSEs at Ripley St Thomas High School in Lancaster, but Lucie said her “relationship with death” turned her into a 35-year-old overnight.

In a situation of pure luck and chance, Lucie’s mother, an oncology nurse, took one look at the egg-shaped lump on her forearm and immediately suspected what it was.

 

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