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Midlands Engineer To Appear On TV Tonight

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Big Life Fix aims to solve problems with science and compassion. 

A Laois engineer will appear on TV tonight, helping a young girl with a serious health condition.

RTÉ's new series, Big Life Fix, aims to solve problems with science and compassion. 

In tonight's episode, Durrow's Shane Phelan hels three year old Alana, who has the most severe form of EB or butterfly syndrome, which means she has extremely delicate skin.

He's been developing a number of devices, including custom-made footwear, which will help her overcome the challenges her condition creates:

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