It’s always heartwarming when we hear about mothers who readily sacrifice their own comfort and well-being for the sake of their children. In some instances, however, that could mean laying down one’s life in order to save another.
Case in point, this mother willingly sacrificed her life when she was asked to chose between getting a life-saving cancer treatment or aborting her baby.
In a Metro article, we learn that young mother Tasha Trafford was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma soon after she got married and after suffering back pains. Eventually, she had chemotherapy and radiotherapy and was told by doctors that she was clear after two years of treatment.
Tasha had earlier frozen three embryos and, upon learning her cancer wasn’t active anymore, went ahead to use one to become pregnant.
Unfortunately, Tasha’s cancer came back 16 weeks into her pregnancy.
It was, at that point, that the doctors told her she had a difficult decision to make – to either end her pregnancy so she could begin chemotherapy treatment soon or to risk losing her own life.
The mother, who was an A&E nurse, according to Metro, said:
“Doing anything that might harm my unborn baby would be unthinkable”.
Baby Cooper was later born and his mom was only able to spend 11 short months with him before she passed away.
Dai Gallivan and his daughter Tasha, during her wedding.
Dai Gallivan, her father, reflected:
“She had him for 11 months. She knew what was happening but we didn’t speak about it much. It was a really long illness and was incredibly hard for Tasha.”
Tasha wanted to live to see her son turn one.
It is indeed a sad story but Tasha left us all with an important lesson – that a child’s life is indeed precious and sacred. Also, she perfectly demonstrated how powerful a mother’s love is.
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You just need a little ounce of faith, which is exactly what these people did.
Losing a thing or two is heartbreaking, and people don’t care whatever that is. It could be wallet, a credit card, or a special memorabilia. When something goes missing, people will try their best to look for it. They hope and even pray that one day these missing things will reappear – even if the gods don’t allow it.
Interestingly, there are cases that this missing stuff just surfaces out of nowhere. And usually, this happens in situations or places you don’t expect the most. You may have thought otherwise, but such scenario is actually possible.
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Who would have thought that the lack of toilet at home can end the marriage of a once was a happy couple. Sangeeta Mali of Bhilwara, India found such deficit as enough grounds to leave her husband behind.
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Many of us fancy to transform into the t.v. personalities we idolize. There's this guy who transformed himself into a "Genderless Alien" and another one who turned himself into a Dragon. However, one student from Argentina is working to become an elf. And just like the many real-life Barbies appearing from different parts of the world, this man is getting several procedures to help him achieve the look that he deeply desires.
A 26-year-old student from Buenos Ares, Argentina named Luis Padron has been undergoing surgeries to look like an elf. The latest procedures he had to go through included a vampire-style hair transplant with the use of his own blood. The operation happened earlier this month where Luis had to travel to Beverly Hills, California so he can be a step closer to becoming his fantasy being.
Luis takes cosplaying to the next level as he wants to become an elf, for real.
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