WATCH: Brave Waterlooville boy Sam Merrick wins WellChild inspiration award

Last night brave Sam Merrick was presented with an WellChild award celebrating his determination in overcoming medical difficulties and helping other ill children.

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 1:43 pm
Sam Merrick. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

The eight-year-old Denmead Junior School suffers from major immune, lung and bowel problems, but helps other families going through similar problems with his charity Sam’s Haven.

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The lucky youngster even got to meet Prince Harry, a WellChild patron, at the ceremony and spoke to him about the award.

See our video above to find out more about Sam from himself and his family.