Coma girl’s comedy night raises cash for Gt Ormond St that saved her life
Family and friends of the ‘miracle schoolgirl’ baptised in a coma while close to death have raised more than �500 for the hospital that saved her life with a stand-up comedy night.
The audience at Lucy Hussey-Bergonzi’s 16th birthday bash at the Aldgate Exchange pub in Lodon’s East End fell silent when the Bishop Challenor Secondary pupil, who collapsed with a brain haemorrhage at her home in South Hackney when she was 13, spoke of her life being saved by love and care of family and school-friends who visited her every day in hospital.
The money raised on Friday is going to Gt Ormond Street Hospital, where she had two major brain operations and began coming out of a coma a week later, after being baptised at her bedside.
Lucy—who collapsed soon after filming for her walk-on part in ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’—is now at home waiting for results of her GCSEs during the summer school break.