Losing a child is a parent’s worst nightmare. They’re supposed to bury us, not the other way around. Our kids represent a shining hope for our own future. What would be worse is having them there with you yet knowing that at any moment they could be taken from you and there is nothing you can do about it.
We live in a time of miracle cures. Diseases that used to be a death sentence can now be cured or they are at least treatable. What once took life away from us can now be managed so that there is the real hope that we can live full lives and enjoy all or most of life’s benefits. This is true for many illnesses but, unfortunately, for some conditions there is still much work that needs to be done. [Read more…]