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Coldplay give £10,000 to ill fan
29 Jul 2014 09:09
Coldplay have donated £10,000 (€12,600) to a fan suffering from Motor Neurone Disease and they also dedicated a song to him at their recent Royal Albert Hall shows.
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The band pledged the money to Jody Duff's Just Giving page. Jody is suffering from MND and is fundraising for research. A friend wrote a letter Coldplay explaining his illness and the band invited Duff to their second show at London's Royal Albert Hall earlier this month.
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He spent time with the band backstage and dedicating Fix You to him, frontman Chris Martin told the audience: "We just want to send him, from us and from all of you, as much love as we possibly can."
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Speaking to The Mirror, Duff said: "Chris Martin was genuinely interested in learning about motor neurone disease."
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