A ‘PROUD’ family have paid tribute to their ‘courageous’ seven-year-old daughter who has died following a long battle with a rare type of brain tumour.

Faith Sharpe, who was first diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) in July 2015, died on Wednesday, 27 September.

Doctors said the seven-year-old Weyhill girl only had nine to 12 months to live after she was first diagnosed, but her family said she just kept ‘battling through’.

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