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London Duo Releases Song About STT Girl Fighting Illness

Ella Gaspard, who is fighting Rett Syndrome, enjoying a day at the beach. (Shaine Gaspard photo)

The song release of “Ella’s Hope”, by the London duo, The Luck, is a powerful ballad about a five-year-old little girl living with a severe rare neurological condition known as Rett Syndrome and her journey for a cure.

The symptoms are severe. Imagine symptoms of autism, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s, epilepsy and anxiety disorder, all in one little girl.

“It is really something special when a remarkably talented duo from London reaches out across the globe to a little girl in the U.S. Virgin Islands and passionately commits to raising awareness for a Rett Syndrome cure, ” Shaine Gaspard, Ella’s dad said in a release.

And then, it is pure magic, when they deliver on that promise in such a powerful, beautiful and creative way. The Luck will always be connected to Ella and every little girl just like her, in a very extraordinary way,” he said.

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Ella’s Hope is releasing on Ella’s 5th birthday, which is April 12.

“We cannot think of a better celebration of her and a future full of recovery and joy.“ says Lauren Bannon-Gaspard, Ella’s mother, a native of Northern Ireland.

Mother and daughter: Lauren Bannon-Gaspard with Ella Gaspard. (Shaine Gaspard photo(

The Luck, a London-born brother and sister duo made up of Max and Esmay Luck have also raised awareness and funds for a cure during online concerts using the platform Twitch. “Ella’s Hope” was mastered in California by three-time Grammy award winner, Gavin Lurssen. For more information about Ella’s Hope, Inc. a nonprofit foundation raising awareness and funding research grants for a Rett Syndrome cure, go here.  To learn more about The Luck and their Americana music style, please visit their website.

“Ella’s Hope” can be found on many music streaming platforms such as Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Music, Spotify, and SoundCloud.


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