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Express & Star: Living Like Livvy: No-holds-barred book tells brave youngster’s story

A mother whose daughter died from a rare illness has told her story to raise awareness of the disease.

Sara Meredith, aged 41, from Walsall, teamed up with writer Andre Govier for the book about her late-daughter Olivia, who died from Rett syndrome aged nine in 2008.

She described the book Living Like Livvy, which aims to raise funds for the charity Reverse Rett, as no-holds barred.

Mrs Meredith said: 'About a year ago I got a call from Reverse Rett and they asked me if I would mind speaking to a writer about Olivia'.

'Andre had been fundraising for many years and he decided to use his talent to get my words down into a book so we could raise money for Reverse Rett but also raise a lot of awareness'.

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