Fulfilling a special wish

The Laura Lynn Foundation is making a concerted effort to assist parents with terminally ill children

6th March, 2010

David Prendergast’s daughter, Beth, was one and a half when she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of acute myeloid leukaemia.

In November 2007, Prendergast found out that Beth’s cancer was incurable - and that there was no children’s hospice to care for her. In Britain, his home country, there are more than 40 such facilities.

Beth had just come home after spending a month in isolation following a bone marrow...

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