TWO years after his daughter lost her legs and hand to meningitis, a Bromley man has released a charity single to help other families affected by the disease.
Manuel Chowdhury, 26, has covered an Athlete song with his band Urban Prophecies and the video shows three-year-old Alissa as a bundle of energy, strumming guitar strings and smiling with a microphone.
However in April 2010 the toddler was struck down with meningitis and put in an induced coma by doctors who were forced to amputate her right hand and both her legs below the knee.
She now has prosthetic legs and has learned to walk again.
Mr Chowdhury, of Turpington Lane, Bromley Common, has already helped raise more than £3,000 for the Meningitis Trust charity through previous events.
The organisation supports families affected by the illness, "helping them realise they aren't alone".
He was delighted when chart toppers Athlete agreed his band could cover the song Wires for a charity single.
The re-worked version has now received more than 4,500 hits on YouTube in just over a week and is released through iTunes on January 28.
After the ordeal of the illness and amputations, three-year-old JLS fanatic Alissa is now full of enthusiasm for life.
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