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Am I a fireman yet?

firemanOur friend, Louise Cunningham from Scotland, sent this. I thought I would share it with you here:

In Phoenix , Arizona , a 26-year-old mother stared down at her 6 year old son, who was dying of terminal leukemia.

Although her heart was filled with sadness, she also had a strong feeling of determination. Like any parent, she wanted her son to grow up & fulfill all his dreams. Now that was no longer possible..

The leukemia would see to that. But she still wanted her son’s dream to come true. She took her son’ s hand and asked, ‘Billy, did you ever think about what you wanted to be once you grew up? Did you ever dream and wish what you would do with your life?

“Mommy, I always wanted to be a fireman when I grew up.’

Mom smiled back and said, ‘Let’s see if we can
make your wish come true.’ Continue reading

March 11, 2009 Posted by | neurofibromatosis | 17 Comments