15 Ways To Relate To And Support Parents Of Children Diagnosed With Cancer

September 27, 2016  |  
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Often times when tragedy strikes, as friends and family members, we may be at a loss for what to say and what to do to help. Sometimes news of illness isn’t even shared right away. Nevertheless, how could a fruit basket possibly offer genuine solace for someone who’s child has been diagnosed with cancer? Heavy news like this always brings to mind many questions and the looming reality that nothing is promised. As friends and family to those stricken with the burden of a severe illness, you may want to take action to alleviate their pain and bring a little more light to their lives. While no experience is the same, parents of the HuffPost Parents Facebook group offer a few meaningful notes about what gets them through the toughest days.

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