Stephen Sutton

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Stephen Sutton

MBE, Hon DSc
Born
Stephen Robert Sutton

(1994-12-16)16 December 1994
Burntwood, Staffordshire, England, UK
Died14 May 2014(2014-05-14) (aged 19)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, England, UK[1]
Cause of deathColorectal cancer
Resting placeLichfield Cathedral
ResidenceLondon, England
NationalityEnglish
OccupationBlogger and charity fundraiser
WebsiteSutton's JustGiving page
Stephen's Story

Stephen Sutton (16 December 1994 – 14 May 2014) was a British blogger and charity activist. He is known for his blog Stephen's Story and his fundraising efforts for the Teenage Cancer Trust charity for the aid of teenagers with cancer. As of 14 May 2014, Sutton had raised £3,439,865.12,[2] more than 300 times the original goal.

He diagnosed with colon cancer at the age of 15. He died four years later from the disease, at the age of 19 .

References[change | change source]

  1. Philby, Charlotte (14 May 2014). "Stephen Sutton: Fund-raising teenager dies after making over £3 million for charity". The Independent. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  2. Teenage Cancer Trust. "Stephen Sutton is fundraising for Teenage Cancer Trust". Justgiving.com. Retrieved 4 May 2014.