Teenager with spina bifida who was told to "get used to a wheelchair" walks again after pioneering operation

Teenager with spina bifida who was told to 'get used to a wheelchair' walks again after pioneering operation Charlotte was confined to a wheelchair aged 11 and told to 'just get on with it'But expert at Southampton General Hospital was convinced she could get Charlotte standing again Days before 18th birthday Charlotte underwent a complex operation to lengthen the tight muscles at the hips, knees and feetShe can now walk and says it feels 'completely natural' | UPDATED: 09:53 GMT, 26 December 2012 Charlotte Volante on a Jersey beach.

Frightening words of 4st anorexic Valeria Levitin who gets FAN MAIL because she"s so thin

'I'm not going to teach young girls how to die': Frightening words of 4st anorexic who gets FAN MAIL because she's so thin Valeria Levitin, 39, developed the eating disorder as a teenager after years of her mother weighing her as a childTaunted at school about her weight and told she was 'too fat' to be a modelSays she is horrified by the letters she receives from girls wanting weight loss tips – and that her emaciated figure should be a severe warning about the dangers of extreme dietingDescribes being anorexic as ‘lonely, unattractive and repulsive for the people around me’ | UPDATED: 11:45 GMT, 19 December 2012 This is the desperately sad story of the thinnest woman in the world who weighs just four stone after years of extreme dieting.

Anastasiya Shpagina: Teenage girl is a living cartoon character!

Meet the teenage girl who has transformed herself into a living cartoon characterAnastasiya Shpagina, 19, models herself on characters from Japanese anime films
The Ukrainian teenager spends hours painstakingly applying make-up to achieve her extreme lookShpagina is reported to be considering surgery on her eyes to further resemble her anime idols

Britain’s youngest mother of a Down’s Syndrome child proves her doubters wrong

“When he came along I was just a child myself and suddenly I had a child of my own with special needs.” How 15-year-old became Britain’s youngest mother of a Down’s Syndrome childCatherine Moore discovered her son Tyler had Down”s Syndrome the day after he was bornSays the arrival of her son, now aged three, turned her life around for better

Underage teenager uses fake ID with picture of cartoon character to buy alcohol at SIX shops in Nottinghamshire

Teenager uses fake ID with picture of cartoon character to buy alcohol at SIX different shopsID shows Bobby King from King of the Hill Card”s date of birth showed teenager was just 1713 shops sold alcohol without asking or accepted ID . The face may look familiar to viewers of the Channel 4 television show, King of the Hill.

Allowing your children to drink at home "could be putting them at risk of alcoholism"

Allowing your children to drink at home 'could be putting them at risk of alcoholism' Teenagers who first drank at 15 were more at risk of alcohol problems later in life than those who started at 17 | UPDATED: 08:42 GMT, 16 August 2012 Parents who introduce their children to alcohol before they turn 18 could be putting them at risk of developing alcoholism later in life.

Selective Eating Disorder: Teenager only eats chips and cheese and suffers panic attacks at the thought of veg

Teenager suffering from bizarre food disorder only eats chips and cheese and suffers panic attacks at the thought of fresh vegetables .Picky: Abi Stroud has been eating cheese and chips – and nothing else – for eight years A teenager suffering from food phobia has had nothing but cheese and chips for eight years – because other food petrifies her.