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Disabled woman unable to go to Pride event creates her own out of LEGOS

Her Lego town's march features more than 60 colorful and intricate buildings strewn with pride paraphernalia.

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Karen Passmore (L) with her carer, Kay Marrah (R), who created a Lego pride event in her home. (Adam Hughes via SWNS)

By Ed Cullinane via SWNS

A transgender disabled woman unable to attend her local pride march for three years due to the pandemic has finally held her own - made out of LEGOS.

Karen Passmore, 72, and her carers have spent the last year constructing an astonishingly detailed model display in her living room.

She has not been able to experience the real thing and attend her local pride march due to her vulnerability to COVID-19, but has now showcased her Lego alternative - including hundreds of little figures marching.

Featuring a roller coaster, a merry-go-round and an observation wheel - her Lego town's march features more than 60 colorful and intricate buildings strewn with pride paraphernalia.

Karen Passmore created a Lego pride event in her home. (Adam Hughes via SWNS)
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Karen, from Southmead, England suffers from multiple sclerosis and other conditions that leave her with permanent difficulty breathing.

She said the Legos has helped take her mind off being stuck at home during the pandemic, and thanked one of her three carers Kay for helping construct it.

She added: "My home has been overtaken by Lego in the last year. We'd been looking for something to keep me busy, and after not too long it took over the house.

"We eventually decided if we were going to keep building it we'd do it for pride. We went out and bought pride ribbons, and installed thousands of little mini figures with flags and things.

"It's quite fun, and given my disabilities it keeps me busy. I've not been able to go to pride during the pandemic so it makes me feel included.

"For the last couple of years I've been stuck at home alone with my carers, so being able to do something that makes it feel like I'm there has been lovely."

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