Video: Leo's StoryLeo was just 12 when asthma stole his future. By donating to Asthma UK today, you can help save other families from the Berrys' pain.
Transcript for 'Leo's Story'
0:11 He was so clever he was a little genius basically.
0:16 He was very clever, very loving, caring.
0:25 Yeah. He used to want to be a doctor then he wanted to be a vet then a taxi driver. A video game developer. And a high school teacher.
0:32 He wanted to teach kids how to make videos how to play video games.
0:43 I was hoovering stairs near his bedroom.
0:48 I could hear him trying to pull on his inhaler and he wasn’t getting any better.
0:56 I said; “Leo are you OK?” He was like this “I’m fine, I’m fine, I’m fine.”
0:59 I said; “come on let me take you to hospital.” He said “No, no I’m fine I’m fine.”
1:02 I said, “no you’re not fine come on let’s go, put your shoes on.” He said “no I’m fine I’m fine.” I said “you’re definitely not fine, come on, let’s go.”
1:11 Literally within 5 minutes, he’s passed out on the stairs on the front door. And was lying, falling all over me.
1:19 I was trying to put on his shoes at the stairs and he was screaming, kicking at me. But it was like inaudible the screaming the shouting you couldn’t understand what he was saying.
1:27 I literally had no idea you could die from asthma.
1:30 I had no idea at all.