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You Put A Smile On My Son’s Face When I Wasn’t Able To

Tom is only 19 years old, but has had more invasive treatment and surgery for his colon cancer than most people will endure in a lifetime. His mother, Sarah, wrote to 4 Cancer to explain how low Tom was feeling, although he never complained about everything he was going through.

We offered Tom the chance to achieve one of his dreams and visit St Petersburg (Russia), along with Scandinavia. Working in partnership with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines we arranged a cruise to St. Petersburg leaving from Southampton,

Sarah said:

“Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Thank you for giving my Tom his smile back. Even when life throws the most awful health challenges at our loved ones, and the dark days are truly horrendous it’s comforting to know that there are some wonderful organisations and partnerships who can help us to try and rebuild our lives and make dreams come true. We cannot thank you all enough, you have truly put a smile on my lovely son’s face when I wasn’t able to, and to me (his mum), that is just priceless. Thank you so much.”



You Put A Smile On My Son’s Face When I Wasn’t Able To
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