Last year, well wishers raised pounds 40,000 to send Alex to America to see the leading primordial dwarf
Then a visiting geneticist examined Alex and came to a conclusion that his parents never expected to hear - their son was a primordial dwarf
and would never grow taller than three feet.
Last year, ECHO readers helped to raise pounds 40,000 for three-year-old Alex, who is Merseyside's only primordial dwarf
, as part of our Walking With Giants campaign.
Three-year-old Alex, from Maghull, suffers from the extremely rare primordial dwarf
condition and requires constant supervision, care and support.
MARGARET thought that Stephanie was the only primordial dwarf
in Britain - until she read our story last week about a two-year-old boy with the condition.
YOUNG footballers are holding a football tournament to raise money for primordial dwarf
And she hopes that once her daughter is recognised as a primordial dwarf
, doctors will be able to do more to help her.
Maghull three-year-old, Alex Connerty, Merseyside's only primordial dwarf
, and his family lent their support to the event and he came on to the pitch to rapturous applause.
The entrepreneurs behind the new business, Beverley Symon and Sue Cochrane, were inspired to raise money for the Walking With Giants Foundation after meeting three-year-old Alex, who is Merseyside's only primordial dwarf