‘Just a few days more & Barbie would be gone’ mama said coldly.
‘Don’t worry I am there with you always' said little Lisa consoling.
Lisa looked up innocently and asked her mother ‘but at least will her hair grow back?’
Mamma could not bear this any longer and she silently sobbed in the corner of the room.
Lisa went into her own little world.
‘Just a few more days and I will have to leave’ said Barbie.
‘But why can’t you stay with me’ Lisa argued.
‘I will make sure your hair grows back Barbie and you will look beautiful just like before...’
Eight days later Lisa left Barbie doll in the hospital, never to return again.
Gyan Ban Thoughts - In the year 2000, approximately 256,000 children and adults around the world developed some form of leukemia, and 209,000 died from it. Hair loss,excessive bleeding, acute depression and fatigue are the most common Chemotherapy side effects.Family members are left in utter despair to see their child suffer endlessly every single day as they watch helplessly.
Hoping the pain would go away, but knowing it would also mean death.
In our daily materialistic lives,we keep running and become oblivious to things that don't affect us. At least ,let us take a moment to go visit a nearby hospital and help in cheering up their lives. It need not be monetary benefit, it could be a simple greeting card just to make them smile for that one moment - which I can promise, you will cherish forever.