Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Sad News Today

When I was growing up I had a best friend. As it happens many times 'best friends' sometimes grow apart and lose contact over the years. I had a best friend many years ago that I lost contact with. I saw her again a few couple of years ago when my father died. Shortly after, her son was diagnosed with cancer. He was only a year older than my youngest daughter. I kept up with his mighty fight to beat it. I thought often of her helpless agony.
My brother came by and told me that Josh had lost the battle yesterday. It is a tragic thing that simply can't summed up in a few words. My heart and prayers are with his mother, Beth, and his young family.


Virginia Travis said...

Sheri, how terribly sad and how devastated his family must be. My thoughts are with you all.

footnoteMaven said...

Sheri - My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family.

Cancer is a terrible thief. It steals young and old. It steals family and future.

I pray for an end to cancer in my lifetime.


FamilyTwigs said...

Thank you both for responding. I think every mother worst fear is to outlive her child.
I am sure Beth appreciates all the thoughts and prayers.
Thank you.

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