Tuesday, October 23

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A Football Team Surprises A Mother Battling Cancer With This Show Of Support.

A Football Team Surprises A Mother Battling Cancer With This Show Of Support.

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Mother Sarah Amento is bravely battling Stage 4 Triple Negative Breast Cancer. High school coach Rusty Simpson and the local Yucaipa High School football team wanted to do something incredible to support Sarah in her battle. Before a big game to decide first place in their division, the whole team put on pink socks and the coaches put on pink shirts. As Sarah turned up to watch her son play, she was ushered onto the decorated field and into the center as the announcer shared her story. The boys began by taking off their helmets one by one and presented her with roses, which completely overwhelming her. The boys shaved their hair in support of Sarah. They went on to win the game, placing first in their division. While the win will likely be forgotten, the hearts of this team wi...
This Teen Died Back In 2010. The Letter That Just Arrived 3 Years Later Hit Me Hard.

This Teen Died Back In 2010. The Letter That Just Arrived 3 Years Later Hit Me Hard.

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Esther Earl was a beautiful young woman that was battling thyroid cancer. During that struggle, she made brutally honest video blogs. The teen had an amazing outlook on life and became famous, almost overnight, for her strength. She even inspired John Green’s novel and upcoming movie, "The Fault In Our Stars." She fought long and hard against the disease killing her, but in 2010, she tragically passed away. She was only 16 years-old. So, it was a shock when her parents received a message from her a year after she died. When Esther was only 14 years-old, she wrote her future self a letter through FutureMe.org. tswgo.org The letter was scheduled to arrive three years after it was sent, when she should have been 17...
This Woman Is In The Middle Of Rigorous Chemo, But You Definitely Wouldn’t Know It

This Woman Is In The Middle Of Rigorous Chemo, But You Definitely Wouldn’t Know It

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Karen Walsh has stage IV colon cancer. She has multiple tumors in her colon, liver, and lymph nodes, and they are inoperable. What Karen Walsh does not have, however, is a single self-piteous bone in her powerful body. The Broadway actress and mother of two went to the doctor last year after her 40th birthday for what she thought were stomach cramps. The shocking diagnosis sent her reeling.She wasn't sure if she wanted to go public with her illness, but a friend who suffered from cancer encouraged her to seek support in others. On that note, she posted a selfie that eventually morphed into a celebratory series that highlights Walsh's courage, strength, and sense of humor. When a friend of hers who happens to be a director showed up for m...
How The Worst News Imaginable Made This Girl Do The Unthinkable. The End Totally Shocked Me.

How The Worst News Imaginable Made This Girl Do The Unthinkable. The End Totally Shocked Me.

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There's an 18 year-old girl from Kansas who is fighting a battle that most of us wouldn't be able to handle. She has stage 4 Glioblastoma, a brain tumor. But instead of locking herself away and being depressed, Alisa is truly living. Not only that, but she is inspiring people worldwide to help her achieve her dreams. EDIT Alisa is a senior at the smalltown Kansas school, Colby High. Alisa's Butterflies She has been battling stage 4 brain cancer since July 2012. In 2014, she was placed in hospice care after a deadly prognosis. Alisa's Butterflies There, she made a 48-item bucket list ... and started something amazing. She gained a following on Facebook... Alisa's Butterflies 1. Kiss Channing Tatum. 2. Indoor sky diving. 3. Throw a big party. 4. Go on a disney cruise. 5. Sw...