19 Feb '11, 3pm

8-year-old girl trapped in an 80-year-old body .8-year-old Ashanti Elliot-Smith has the body of an 80-year-old,

8-year-old girl trapped in an 80-year-old body .8-year-old Ashanti Elliot-Smith has the body of an 80-year-old,

Due to the stiffness in her joints, Ashanti finds walking long distances extremely painful. She relies on a motorised wheelchair to move around. The Sun says it recently donated such a device, worth about 6000 pounds (S$12,360) to the little girl, after the National Health Service (NHS) declined to fund one because they said she 'wasn't disabled enough'.

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/Health/News/Story/A1Story20110218-...

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