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(From Newcastle Evening Chronicle)
Byline: KATIE DAVIES
HER loving parents want to give her the best shot at life.
But meningitis sufferer Tilly Lockey is now faced with the agonising wait to get the best prosthetic hands available.
The five-year-old, who had to have her hands amputated after she contracted the brain bug, will have to wait until she is a teenager before she can be fitted with the hands.
The i-LIMB hand, supplied by Scottish company Touch Bionics, is the world's first electronic prosthetic hand to offer five fully articulating fingers.
But the limbs, which cost pounds 20,000 each, only fit children over the age …