Yes, Tony Hudgell was adopted. Let’s find out everything about his foster parents, Paula and Mark Hudgell.
Tony Hudgell, a seven-year-old survivor of abuse is named the Pride of Britain. Hudgell was reportedly abused by his birth parents when he was just an infant. As a result, his legs were amputated in 2017.
The 7-year-old has now become an inspiration not only to the people of the UK but also all around the globe. He survived abuse from his own parents and is currently prospering despite losing his legs.
Tony Hudgell Adopted: Get To Know His Foster Parents
Tony Hudgell was adopted by parents, Paula and Mark Hudgell.
Moreover, Tony was just 4 months old when he was adopted by Paula and Mark.
Speaking about the time when Paula first saw Tony, she said, “Presented in front of me was this tiny, broken, shut-down, underweight, legs in plaster, four-month-old baby.”
“I broke down in tears. I absolutely sobbed. I thought, ‘I can’t do this’. But within two hours of being with him, I knew there was no way I was going to leave him.” She added.
Mark and Paula have been his foster parents since 2015.
Amputee boy, 5, who raised £1m for charity inspires disabled girl to trek 15k https://t.co/AnvSysLBYq
— Tony Hudgell BEAR @bearsjourney (@paula_hudgell) August 1, 2020
Tony Hudgell Birth Parents: Everything About Them
Tony Hudgell was born to Jody Simpson and Tony Smith.
His biological parents reportedly abused him when he was just 41 days old. According to the reports, they tossed him around due to which he was admitted to the hospital.
Also, Tony’s leg was broken at 8 places when he was admitted to the hospital. He had to go through extensive treatment and was kept under adoption. He was later adopted by the Hudgells when he was 4 months old.
Tony Hudgell Biological Parents: Where Are They Now?
Tony Hudgell’s biological parents are currently serving their sentence in prison.
Jody and Tony Smith were convicted of child cruelty in 2018. As a result, they were incarcerated for 10 years in prison.
Sources say that it was one of the fastest verdicts in the country, with unanimous verdicts. It took less than an hour.
— Tony Hudgell BEAR @bearsjourney (@paula_hudgell) November 30, 2021
Tony Hudgell Siblings: Meet Him On Instagram
Tony Hudgell doesn’t have any siblings that we know of.
Moreover, Tony Hudgell has social media presence as well. He was a part of the fund-raising campaign that raised more than $1.6 million. The hashtag #Tonyslaw was trending at a time.