Student describes overcoming 'life-changing' head injury when he was hit by a breeze block

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A student at a Nottingham university has spoken of overcoming a head injury when he was 12 that meant he had to have a ceramic plate placed on his skull.

Haydn Jakes, 24, was lucky enough to be told by doctors that a beanie hat he was wearing probably saved his life by absorbing some of the impact after the accident which occurred while playing on a building site with friends.

The incident left Haydn - who is an RAF cadet and an undergraduate aerospace engineering student at the University of Nottingham - with no last lasting side effects or brain damage, something he said he is "thankful" is the case.

The accident also hasn't

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