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Love Island’s Dr Alex George shares heartache over brother’s death in new podcast: ‘I miss him so much’

Dr Alex George shared his heartache over his brother Llŷr’s death, in a new podcast.

The Love Island star’s younger brother died earlier this year, aged 19.

Speaking of the loss in the latest episode of his The Waiting Room podcast, the 30-year-old explained that he’ll ‘never get over’ the ordeal.

‘I’ve been going through the hardest time in my personal life after losing my brother Llŷr to mental health in July,’ the NHS worker told listeners.

‘He was only 19, with a career in medicine ahead of him.

‘I was so, so proud of him. I miss him so much and he is always in my thoughts.’

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Love Island’s Alex thanked fans for their support on his Instagram story (Picture: Instagram)

Dr Alex also gave fans a shout-out for their well wishes in the months since Llŷr’s death, continuing: ‘Your support has been overwhelming, your kindness and your care, and I just want to take a moment to acknowledge this.

‘Thank you so much, you have been amazing.’

Urging those who were listening to reach out for help, the ITV2 star insisted that we are ‘never alone’.

‘Grief is an ongoing process and I’ll never get over losing Llŷr, but i want to continue doing the things that are important to me,’ he added.

Dr Alex broke the sad news of Llŷr’s death in an Instagram post on July 24 alongside a photo of them happily posing together in a hospital.

‘I can’t believe I am actually writing this post,’ he began. ‘I have lost my beautiful little brother to mental health. I love you so much Llŷr. The kindest and most caring soul.

‘I was so proud of you starting medical school next month, you would have been the most incredible doctor. We are hurting so bad. No words can explain.

‘As a family we are devastated. We love you and miss you so much. Please rest in peace x Our boy.’



Need support? Contact the Samaritans

For emotional support you can call the Samaritans 24-hour helpline on 116 123, email jo@samaritans.org, visit a Samaritans branch in person or go to the Samaritans website.

 


Credit: Original article published here.

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