Glasgow, and Maddie’s parents Gerry and
Kate, are determined to put on a “normal”
Christmas for their two-year-old twins
Amelie and Sean.
She said: “I
pick out clothes and put money in a little
envelope for each of them.
“This year I
did the same for Maddie. I’d never leave her
out. She loves pink. I’m putting a huge pink
teddy with a white heart on it — a gift to
her from the Scottish government — in her
“When I lost
my husband John two years ago, I thought
that my world had collapsed. But losing
Madeleine is ten times worse.” Eileen told
Hello! magazine: “As long as they don’t find
her body, I’ll never give up hope. When we
do finally get her home, she’ll have so much
love and hugs from us all.”
Susan Healy, 61, and husband Brian, 67, from
Liverpool, are also dreading Christmas.
Susan admitted: “I don’t know what we’ll do.
It’s the most difficult period since she
really struggling. She doesn’t want it to be
Christmas, but we have to do something for