At the End of a Child's Life, Parents at a Loss for Words

Debbie Lewis will never forget the day she had to tell her daughter, Emily, that the 12-year-old was going to die. Emily had been diagnosed at age 9 with Wilms tumor, a pediatric kidney cancer. The disease spread to her lungs before long, and she spent three years in and out of treatment, bouncing between progress and relapses. Emily's doctors eventually told Lewis there was nothing more they could do. She and husband John had to tell Emily that the cancer had spread too far. "Emily looked...Full Story
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