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Pregnant mum-of-five is given just 24 hours to live by doctors

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A pregnant mum-of-five faces a heartbreaking race against time after doctors told her last month that she had just 24 hours to live.

Carrie Dodds was diagnosed with acute Myeloid Leukaemia just over a month ago. On June 26, concerned medics told her she may not survive for more than a day.

The 40-year-old now faces a race against time to give birth. She also said that while she is still here 'against all odds', she hopes to fulfil her dream of marrying her partner and 'soulmate' Shaun, Lancs Live reports. READ MORE:Family's holiday nightmare as suitcases with bank cards, clothes and medication VANISH Carrie, from Blackpool, has been described by friends as 'an absolute lioness' as she continues to fight the disease while protecting her unborn baby.

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