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Pupils take on mile a day challenge to support brain injury charity

PUBLISHED: 18:17 29 April 2019

Zara Dyer and Ian Brown with pupils from Old Buckenham Primary and Nursery School. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Zara Dyer and Ian Brown with pupils from Old Buckenham Primary and Nursery School. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Jamie Honeywood Archant Norwich Norfolk

A Norfolk primary school has launched a fundraising drive to support a charity which helps people recovering from brain injuries.

Zara Dyer and Ian Brown at Old Buckenham Primary and Nursery School. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodZara Dyer and Ian Brown at Old Buckenham Primary and Nursery School. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

On Monday, pupils from Old Buckenham Primary and Nursery School, stepped out on what will be the first of many 'one mile walks' in aid of 3 Million Steps.

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Set up by Zara Dyer from Lowestoft, who had to relearn how to walk and talk after suffering a brain injury in a near fatal car crash, 3 Million Steps hopes to raise money to help other brain injury suffers and their families with the recovery process.

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In May, Miss Dyer and her partner Ian Brown will set off on the charity's first major challenge, a walk from Land's End to John O'Groats.

Zara Dyer and Ian Brown with pupils from Old Buckenham Primary and Nursery School. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodZara Dyer and Ian Brown with pupils from Old Buckenham Primary and Nursery School. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

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And now, they will have they support of pupils at Old Buckenham Primary School who intend to walk a mile a day to match Miss Dyers challenge.

Taking part in their first walk on Monday, pupils were joined by Miss Dyer and Hugo, the school dog.

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