Tom Attwater Is Dying. His Daughter Might Die, Too. The Letter He Left For Her Is Unforgettable.

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This story is both heartbreaking and absolutely beautiful. Share it if you get a chance!

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:

Tom Attwater is dying of a brain tumor, but he isn’t worried about his cancer. Instead, he is trying to save his 5 year-old daughter from her own.

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Tom Attwater with daughter Kelli and wife Joely

He has vowed to raise approximately $820,200.00 for her cancer treatment, even if he wouldn’t be around to see her go through it.

Now Tom is almost half way to his fundraising target he is more adamant than ever to reach it. Tragically his deadline is short as his latest scans show his brain tumour is growing.

He says: “These days people make bucket lists, and the very top of mine – the one that matters most – is raising money to make sure Kelli gets the medical help she might need.

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“Some people have advised me to slow down and concentrate on enjoying the rest of my days. But how can I knowing…

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8 Responses to Tom Attwater Is Dying. His Daughter Might Die, Too. The Letter He Left For Her Is Unforgettable.

  1. I have friends whose daughter just died of cancer and now the dad is dying of cancer too, very heartbreaking.

  2. I am in tears right now. The letter is beautiful, and my heart aches for this family.

  3. Pingback: Tom Attwater Is Dying. His Daughter Might Die, Too. The Letter He Left For Her Is Unforgettable. | Just some random thoughts

  4. thanks for sharing this…I loved his letter to his daughter. what a spirit he has :)

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