Harry Potter star's daughter diagnosed with NF1

Author: Chris Dyer for The Mirror
Published On: 09/21/2017

The daughter of a Harry Potter actress has had so many brain surgeries she developed a rare condition that left her waking up every morning thinking she's on holiday in France.

Tansy Smethurst, whose mum Rakie Ayola plays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter play, was on holiday across the Channel when she suddenly developed spots on her body and needed to be rushed to hospital.

French medics diagnosed the 13-year-old with a brain cyst rushed her into surgery.

But unfortunately, she suffered a serious infection after surgery which left her memory loss — meaning she woke up every morning thinking she's still on holiday.

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