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Victims of Manchester

SORRELL LECZKOWSKI, 14 (from Leeds):

The teenager had been at the site of the concert with her mother and grandmother, both injured in the blast.

"Sorrell was only 14 but she was our rock, she kept us all grounded. She was such a clever, talented, creative girl, there was nothing she couldn't do," her grandfather, named in British media as Paul Healy, said in a statement released by the police.

"She was going to be an architect and wanted to go to Columbia University in New York to study so she could build hotels with slides coming out of the rooms and so that she could build her mum a house," he said.

Leczkowski family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS

SORRELL LECZKOWSKI, 14 (from Leeds): The teenager had been at the site of the concert with her mother and grandmother, both injured in the blast. "Sorrell was only 14 but she was our rock, she kept us all grounded. She was such a clever, talented,...more

SORRELL LECZKOWSKI, 14 (from Leeds): The teenager had been at the site of the concert with her mother and grandmother, both injured in the blast. "Sorrell was only 14 but she was our rock, she kept us all grounded. She was such a clever, talented, creative girl, there was nothing she couldn't do," her grandfather, named in British media as Paul Healy, said in a statement released by the police. "She was going to be an architect and wanted to go to Columbia University in New York to study so she could build hotels with slides coming out of the rooms and so that she could build her mum a house," he said. Leczkowski family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS
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CHLOE RUTHERFORD, 17, and LIAM CURRY, 19 (from South Shields, Tyneside):

The families of teenage sweethearts Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry, who died in the blast, released a statement to police, saying they were "perfect in every way for each other and were meant to be."

"They lived to go to new places together and explore different cities. They wanted to be together forever and now they are," they said. "On the night our daughter Chloe died and our son Liam died their wings were ready but our hearts were not. They were perfect. They were beautiful inside and out to ourselves and our families and they were inseparable.

"Chloe always described herself as ditzy, (and) Liam adored (her) and would do anything for, including dealing with Chloe's demands for chocolate."

Family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS

CHLOE RUTHERFORD, 17, and LIAM CURRY, 19 (from South Shields, Tyneside): The families of teenage sweethearts Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry, who died in the blast, released a statement to police, saying they were "perfect in every way for each...more

CHLOE RUTHERFORD, 17, and LIAM CURRY, 19 (from South Shields, Tyneside): The families of teenage sweethearts Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry, who died in the blast, released a statement to police, saying they were "perfect in every way for each other and were meant to be." "They lived to go to new places together and explore different cities. They wanted to be together forever and now they are," they said. "On the night our daughter Chloe died and our son Liam died their wings were ready but our hearts were not. They were perfect. They were beautiful inside and out to ourselves and our families and they were inseparable. "Chloe always described herself as ditzy, (and) Liam adored (her) and would do anything for, including dealing with Chloe's demands for chocolate." Family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS
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MARTYN HETT, 29 (from Stockport, Greater Manchester):

Martyn Hett, a public relations manager, described himself on an internet profile page as someone with a silly sense of humor who liked "strong women and low culture."

Hett was a fan of the long-running British television series Coronation Street, set in Manchester, and had a tattoo of one of the characters on his leg. He had a vivacious personality and appeared on television several times in the series "Come Dine With Me" and on magazine programs talking about his love of the series and his tattoo.

His brother Dan confirmed his death on Twitter, as did his friend Russell Hayward.

"He left this world exactly how he lived, center of attention," Hayward said.

Martyn Hett via Facebook/Handout via REUTERS

MARTYN HETT, 29 (from Stockport, Greater Manchester): Martyn Hett, a public relations manager, described himself on an internet profile page as someone with a silly sense of humor who liked "strong women and low culture." Hett was a fan of the...more

MARTYN HETT, 29 (from Stockport, Greater Manchester): Martyn Hett, a public relations manager, described himself on an internet profile page as someone with a silly sense of humor who liked "strong women and low culture." Hett was a fan of the long-running British television series Coronation Street, set in Manchester, and had a tattoo of one of the characters on his leg. He had a vivacious personality and appeared on television several times in the series "Come Dine With Me" and on magazine programs talking about his love of the series and his tattoo. His brother Dan confirmed his death on Twitter, as did his friend Russell Hayward. "He left this world exactly how he lived, center of attention," Hayward said. Martyn Hett via Facebook/Handout via REUTERS
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EILIDH MACLEOD, 14 (from Barra, Scotland):

Eilidh MacLeod had traveled to the concert from the island of Barra, in western Scotland, with her friend Laura MacIntyre, who is still in hospital being treated for burns, according to media reports.

"Eilidh was vivacious and full of fun. She loved all music whether it was listening to Ariana or playing the bagpipes with her pipe band," her parents said, in a statement supplied by Greater Manchester Police.

"Our family is devastated and words cannot express how we feel at losing our darling Eilidh.

"As a family we would like to express our thanks and gratitude for the support and kind messages we have received at this difficult time."

MacLeod family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS

EILIDH MACLEOD, 14 (from Barra, Scotland): Eilidh MacLeod had traveled to the concert from the island of Barra, in western Scotland, with her friend Laura MacIntyre, who is still in hospital being treated for burns, according to media...more

EILIDH MACLEOD, 14 (from Barra, Scotland): Eilidh MacLeod had traveled to the concert from the island of Barra, in western Scotland, with her friend Laura MacIntyre, who is still in hospital being treated for burns, according to media reports. "Eilidh was vivacious and full of fun. She loved all music whether it was listening to Ariana or playing the bagpipes with her pipe band," her parents said, in a statement supplied by Greater Manchester Police. "Our family is devastated and words cannot express how we feel at losing our darling Eilidh. "As a family we would like to express our thanks and gratitude for the support and kind messages we have received at this difficult time." MacLeod family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS
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MICHELLE KISS:

Michelle Kiss, a mother of three children, was at the concert with her 15-year-old daughter Millie, who was pictured being comforted by a police officer after the attack.

"Family was her life and we are all obviously devastated by her loss. She has been taken away from us and all that love her in the most traumatic way possible," her family said in a statement released by police.

"We hope to draw from the courage and strength she showed in her life to get through this extremely difficult time."

Kiss family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS

MICHELLE KISS: Michelle Kiss, a mother of three children, was at the concert with her 15-year-old daughter Millie, who was pictured being comforted by a police officer after the attack. "Family was her life and we are all obviously devastated by...more

MICHELLE KISS: Michelle Kiss, a mother of three children, was at the concert with her 15-year-old daughter Millie, who was pictured being comforted by a police officer after the attack. "Family was her life and we are all obviously devastated by her loss. She has been taken away from us and all that love her in the most traumatic way possible," her family said in a statement released by police. "We hope to draw from the courage and strength she showed in her life to get through this extremely difficult time." Kiss family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS
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ELAINE MCIVER (from Cheshire):

Off-duty Cheshire police officer Elaine McIver, a bubbly music lover, was attending the concert with her partner Paul when the bomb exploded, media reported.

"Elaine just loved life, and had a major love of music. Despite what has happened to her, she would want us all to carry on regardless and not be frightened by fear tactics, instead she regularly urged us all to rise up against it," her family said in a statement released by the police.

"She would have been devastated by the injuries sustained by her partner Paul, and we all wish him a speedy recovery. Although we will all miss her beyond belief, we absolutely know she will live in our hearts forever."

McIver family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS

ELAINE MCIVER (from Cheshire): Off-duty Cheshire police officer Elaine McIver, a bubbly music lover, was attending the concert with her partner Paul when the bomb exploded, media reported. "Elaine just loved life, and had a major love of music....more

ELAINE MCIVER (from Cheshire): Off-duty Cheshire police officer Elaine McIver, a bubbly music lover, was attending the concert with her partner Paul when the bomb exploded, media reported. "Elaine just loved life, and had a major love of music. Despite what has happened to her, she would want us all to carry on regardless and not be frightened by fear tactics, instead she regularly urged us all to rise up against it," her family said in a statement released by the police. "She would have been devastated by the injuries sustained by her partner Paul, and we all wish him a speedy recovery. Although we will all miss her beyond belief, we absolutely know she will live in our hearts forever." McIver family via Greater Manchester Police/Handout via REUTERS
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GINA (GEORGINA) BETHANY CALLANDER, 18 (from Lancashire):

Georgina Bethany Callander was an 18-year-old health and social care student, a music fan who had met Ariana Grande as well as other performers with whom she had posted many pictures on social media. "So excited to see u tomorrow," she had tweeted to the star the day before the concert.

Her former school, Bishop Rawstorne near Leyland in Lancashire, described her as a lovely and popular student who would be dearly missed by her two brothers. Bolton Wanderers Football Club also posted condolences on its web site, as Georgina had played in its under-11s girls team.

Some of her friends set up a crowdfunder to help her family with the cost of her funeral.

Georgina Callander via Instagram/Handout via REUTERS

GINA (GEORGINA) BETHANY CALLANDER, 18 (from Lancashire): Georgina Bethany Callander was an 18-year-old health and social care student, a music fan who had met Ariana Grande as well as other performers with whom she had posted many pictures on social...more

GINA (GEORGINA) BETHANY CALLANDER, 18 (from Lancashire): Georgina Bethany Callander was an 18-year-old health and social care student, a music fan who had met Ariana Grande as well as other performers with whom she had posted many pictures on social media. "So excited to see u tomorrow," she had tweeted to the star the day before the concert. Her former school, Bishop Rawstorne near Leyland in Lancashire, described her as a lovely and popular student who would be dearly missed by her two brothers. Bolton Wanderers Football Club also posted condolences on its web site, as Georgina had played in its under-11s girls team. Some of her friends set up a crowdfunder to help her family with the cost of her funeral. Georgina Callander via Instagram/Handout via REUTERS
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OLIVIA CAMPBELL, 15 (from Bury, Greater Manchester):

In a last conversation, schoolgirl Olivia Campbell thanked her mother Charlotte for allowing her to go to the Ariana Grande concert, and told her she loved her.

The family spent most of Tuesday frantically searching for her and her mother confirmed on Wednesday that she had been found dead.

"RIP my darling precious gorgeous girl Olivia Campbell taken far far too soon go sing with the angels and keep smiling mummy loves you so much," her mother posted on Facebook.

Olivia Campbell via Facebook/Handout via REUTERS

OLIVIA CAMPBELL, 15 (from Bury, Greater Manchester): In a last conversation, schoolgirl Olivia Campbell thanked her mother Charlotte for allowing her to go to the Ariana Grande concert, and told her she loved her. The family spent most of Tuesday...more

OLIVIA CAMPBELL, 15 (from Bury, Greater Manchester): In a last conversation, schoolgirl Olivia Campbell thanked her mother Charlotte for allowing her to go to the Ariana Grande concert, and told her she loved her. The family spent most of Tuesday frantically searching for her and her mother confirmed on Wednesday that she had been found dead. "RIP my darling precious gorgeous girl Olivia Campbell taken far far too soon go sing with the angels and keep smiling mummy loves you so much," her mother posted on Facebook. Olivia Campbell via Facebook/Handout via REUTERS
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A combination photo shows victims of the blast at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Seen here are (top L-R) Sorrell Leczkowski, Eilidh MacLeod, Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry, and (bottom L-R) Michelle Kiss, Elaine McIver, Olivia Campbell, and Martyn Hett.

Leczkowski family via Greater Manchester Police/MacLeod family via Greater Manchester Police/Family via Greater Manchester Police/Kiss family via Greater Manchester Police/McIver family via Greater Manchester police/Olivia Campbell via Facebook/Martyn Hett via Facebook via REUTERS

A combination photo shows victims of the blast at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Seen here are (top L-R) Sorrell Leczkowski, Eilidh MacLeod, Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry, and (bottom L-R) Michelle Kiss, Elaine McIver, Olivia Campbell,...more

A combination photo shows victims of the blast at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Seen here are (top L-R) Sorrell Leczkowski, Eilidh MacLeod, Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry, and (bottom L-R) Michelle Kiss, Elaine McIver, Olivia Campbell, and Martyn Hett. Leczkowski family via Greater Manchester Police/MacLeod family via Greater Manchester Police/Family via Greater Manchester Police/Kiss family via Greater Manchester Police/McIver family via Greater Manchester police/Olivia Campbell via Facebook/Martyn Hett via Facebook via REUTERS
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