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'My wife and son were told they should say goodbye': Dad's warning after he lost legs and hands to meningitis

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Get the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox so you never miss a thing The family of a beloved husband and dad were told 'multiple times that he would not make it' after he contracted meningitis on Christmas Eve.

After spending 10 weeks in intensive care, where he lost his legs and hands to the vicious infection, he miraculously survived.

Now, Mike Davies, from Manchester, is helping other people living with amputations after their battles with meningitis. READ MORE:Everything you need to know about the vaccination roll-out for children Mike and his wife, Julie, had just moved to Brighton from Manchester when he contracted bacterial meningitis on Christmas Eve 2017.

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