This is an amazing story of a young girl with leukemia. I will never forget the horror I felt when I was 10 just reading about a girl who died of cancer when she was 10. Research has provided so much hope since then.

Through The Lens

We have all seen them.

Ribbons for cancer. Pink for breast cancer, gray for brain cancer, yellow for bone cancer and lavender for general cancer awareness.

The one I wear is orange, for Leukemia, because that is what attacked my sweet granddaughter Isabelle Jade Ratclilffe a little over a year ago when she was just seven years old. The words, spoken through tears by my eldest daughter, were some that I prayed that I would never hear, “Isabelle has cancer.” That time was some of the darkest days for our family. My daughter Rebekah said it so precisely, “Christian and I have never slept so little, wept so hard, made more difficult decisions, questioned our faith so deeply, made such an effort to smile and laugh or worked so hard to keep our family together. But we also have never felt so loved or supported by so many. Family, Friends and…

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3 responses to “A New Perspective”

  1. island traveler Avatar

    Beautiful and heart warming images.


  2. Darla Welchel Avatar

    Thank you so much for reposting this very important message!


    1. tchistorygal Avatar

      You are welcome. It’s the least anyone can do.


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