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Eltham hospice user meets boyband JLS

PUBLISHED: 10:38 07 March 2011 | UPDATED: 10:52 07 March 2011

Calvin Muwanga with sister Belinda, mum Maureen Muteesa and boyband JLS

Calvin Muwanga with sister Belinda, mum Maureen Muteesa and boyband JLS

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A five-year-old boy who is on oxygen 24-hours a day due to a respiratory condition met his idols, boyband JLS during a visit to a radio station.

Calvin Muwanga, from Thamesmead who attends Demelza Children’s Hospice, Wensley Close, Eltham, travelled to the Heart radio station studios with his mother and sister to meet the popstars on Tuesday.

The visit was part of the stations Have a Heart appeal which raises money and awareness of children’s hospices.

Calvin also met radio presenter Toby Anstis and even offered to give members of JLS his autograph.

Terrie Kennor, Community Fundraising Manager for Demelza said: “A huge thanks to JLS and everyone at Heart for making Calvin’s day.

“He has been waking up every day since he found out he was meeting JLS to ask his mum: “Am I meeting JLS today?”

“So this opportunity made a huge difference to him and his family. He was entertaining the band with his dance moves and even offered to give them his autograph.”

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