A 22-YEAR-OLD from Abingdon, who is living through and beyond cancer, says he is delighted to, ‘Finally experience new things,’ after enjoying five days of sailing, high ropes, archery and much more with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust .

El Chami was 17 when was he diagnosed with a brain tumour and underwent more than two years of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and two major surgeries.

He was among seven young people from across the UK that spent a week at Bradwell Essex Outdoors, as the Trust gets back to bringing young people together, having been off the water in 2020.

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust inspires young people aged eight to 24 to believe in a brighter future living through and beyond cancer.

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