This video is Little
Miss Millie and
Dr Achoo, recently sent in
by Millie's mum. (It's also going viral
on social media, with close to 3 million
Millie has been having health issues all
her life. She was born 3 months
prematurely and soon diagnosed with Down
Syndrome. Then in August 2015, just
before her third birthday, she was
diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic
But for one magic moment,
while Dr Achoo was singing to her and
she was pressing his red nose, there was
no leukaemia, no worry or sorrow. There
was only joy.
You can see the look of
wonder in her eyes, the way she
approaches him, the way she's so
obviously in charge of the interaction.
giving them back the control they've
lost while in hospital and connected to
tubes and machinery is what the Clown
Doctors are about.