A nine-year-old with a uncommon genetic situation which causes his joints to dislocate has walked the distance between Earth’s ambiance and the boundary of space.
Tim, who has hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and autism, walked 62 miles (100km) round his hometown of Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, over six weeks to elevate cash for charity Newlife.
The charity offered him with a “life-changing” sleeping pod to hold him secure at night time after his previous mattress grew to become unsuitable.
“He solely sleeps for about three to 4 hours an evening,” Tim’s mum, Laura, mentioned.
“He’s very sensory-driven so he would eat something he might get his fingers on, whether or not that was edible or not and let himself out of the door and go for a stroll up the avenue.”
Tim acquired a message of assist from his hero astronaut Tim Peake which he mentioned was “superb”.