“I am lucky in the sense I get to fight as I enjoy challenging myself daily.
Speaking yesterday, Shauntelle, who is battling multi-system Langheran’s cell histiocytosis hit out at the government who she said are basing her life “on a number”.
“We’ve been emailing my government to get them to help us with costs but if you fly outside of Europe, they don’t help with medical costs. It’s ridiculous, €350k doesn’t mean anything to our government and this is my life. I’m an Irish citizen and I just wish they’d help. It’s so sad that my life is being put on a number and how much money we need to make,” she said.
Since her diagnosis in 2015, Shauntelle’s cancer has spread to the gastrointestinal system, colon and skin and the teen will travel to Texas on March 29 on her own to undergo treatment.
“Recently we have learned that we’re going to have …