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Running the Great North Run for his wife and newborn

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James Watson, from Northumberland, is running the Great North Run for of his wife, who is suffering from a brain tumour.

James and his wife Leigh are the proud parents of six-week-old baby Jaden, but because Leigh is dying from a brain tumour, she may not see their son grow up.

This has inspired James to raise money for the charity Brain Tumour UK.

BBC Look North's Gerry Jackson reports.

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