The Tragic Story Of The Nine-Year-Old Boy Who’d Never Been Ill – But Died After Developing A Rash On His Leg

#1 Sam Leask

Sam Leask was just 9 years old when he got very sick for the first time in his life. He had been on a camping trip with his family when he developed a strange rash on his legs.

#2 Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP)

Sam was diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disease Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP). It usually goes away with time but Sam also had a certain genetic disposition.