Entire Ohio town celebrates early Christmas for terminally ill boy

An entire town celebrated Christmas two months early to honor a terminally-ill 12-year-old who may not live to see the big day. Keith Burkett has a rare form of childhood cancer in his skull, shoulder, spine and liver which doctors fear will claim his life before the end of the year.So the people of Stow, Ohio, US, pulled together to give him a Christmas he will never forget by decorating their homes, singing carols and dressing up as Santa.

Source: Entire Ohio town celebrates early Christmas for terminally ill boy

About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontolgy Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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