Disabled woman successfully sues doctor for allowing her mother to fall pregnant

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Evie Toombes and her brother Rocco at the annual WellChild awards in London in 2018. Harry has been patron of WellChild since 2007. (PHOTO: Gallo Images)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Evie Toombes and her brother Rocco at the annual WellChild awards in London in 2018. Harry has been patron of WellChild since 2007. (PHOTO: Gallo Images)

She's carving a meaningful life for herself as an activist for the disabled and being a talented showjumper. And her courage and determination has caught the attention of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

But every day is a challenge for 20-year-old Evie Toombes, who has spina bifida. She spends up to 20 hours a day connected to feeding tubes in order to have intravenous “meals” to circumvent her weak and ineffective internal organs. Incontinence and constipation are part of her existence and as she grows older she will become increasingly wheelchair bound.

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