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Kara Jane Spencer, UK singer with severe ME

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Sly Saint, May 12, 2020.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    A life Hidden : This Is Love: An Appeal to Musicians

    full blog here
    https://alifehidden.com/2020/05/12/this-is-love/
     
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    New website


    “My name is Kara Jane Spencer.
    I’m a singer songwriter from the UK, with a special dream: to raise £100,000 for research into severe ME.”

    Kara’s new website will share progress on her album, from which she hopes to raise £100,000 for the UK ME/CFS Biobank.

    www.karajanesings.com
     
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    Thanks @Kalliope - I hadn’t seen that!
     
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    That seriously blows my mind. Congratulations!

    I only ever played and recorded music for fun but getting any recognition at all in the music industry is impressive, let alone in those circumstances.
     
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    BBC Radio Nottingham
    "This morning she was well enough to be interviewed on BBC Radio Nottingham. It was a lengthy item and she will pay heavily for it, but she was determined to go ahead. Our thanks to Alan Clifford for an informative interview that conveyed the seriousness of ME, as well as recognising Kara as a talented artist in her own right."
    "There are two recordings of the interview – one contains Crushed, while the other has no music, for those with sound sensitivity."

    https://karajanesings.com/2020/08/30/bbc-radio/
     
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    This is very sad news:

     
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    Latest email:

    Kara’s Battle
    by adminkjs
    Hello everyone. This is Kara’s team.

    As many of you are already aware, Kara is very seriously ill in hospital. Last week we were told that she would not survive the night. Amazingly she is still with us, and in the last 24 hours there has been an unexpected improvement in her condition.

    Unfortunately she remains very ill indeed, and it is too soon to say that she is at a point of safety. But things are at least looking better than a few days ago, and her incredible spirit remains strong.

    Kara and her family have been overwhelmed by all the messages of love and support that they have received. Some of them have been read to Kara, and it helps her keep going to know that so many people are thinking of her. She and her family have a strong Christian faith and also welcome everyone’s prayers.

    It has been wonderful to see donations to Kara’s fund shooting up in the last few days. Every donation gives Kara a boost. Her dream is to raise £100,000 to establish a post-mortem research centre, so that this terrible illness can receive the attention it deserves.

    Kara’s JustGiving page is here.

    And if you haven’t already done so, do consider streaming or downloading her beautiful album. It’s available here, on all major platforms.

    Thank you again for your support, love and prayers.

    Kara, we are all with you xxx
     
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    Have just seen this good news, from a tweet

    I hear that
    @KaraJaneSings
    is on her way home today. Out of danger, out of hospital. She’s a marvel. Much love to her and her family
     
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