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personal stories of sudep

Peter Palmer in a blue suit with his brother

Peter's story

Twenty-eight-year-old Peter Palmer died of SUDEP (sudden unexpected death in epilepsy) on 24 July after multiple seizures. In this blog Peter's family discuss how they decided to remember his life and help fund our epilepsy research at the same time.

Kerry's story

Kerry Pates was just 19 years old when she died of SUDEP. Karen Pates describes the impact of her daughter death. 

Samantha Ahearn who has blonde hair

Samantha's story

Nineteen-year-old Samantha Ahearn died of SUDEP (sudden unexpected death in epilepsy) just six months after her first seizure.

Ro Williams with her son Owen

Owen's story

Ro Williams describes the impact her son Owen's death from SUDEP has had on her and her family.