Last night while on Facebook, I saw my sister share a story on her Facebook wall that just moved me…
It was posted by a blogger named Jen about her cousin’s little boy, Cole.
I’m copying and pasting her post, along with it’s link to her blog. I URGE you to take the time today to send Cole a card. First thing this morning I sent him an e-card. TODAY’s his brithday… it would be wonderful to have him showered with birthday love from around the country.
This past October, it was decided that his fight had reached its end. The cancer was too strong and his little body just couldn’t take anymore. In November, his doctors said that he likely wouldn’t make it to see Christmas and yet, next Monday, January 9th, he will celebrate his 5th birthday.
As I’m sure you can imagine, Cole’s family wants to give him an extra special celebration when he blows out those candles this year. It’s a precious milestone, this one. If you know me at all, you know that I’m not the type to ask for help, even when I need it. But, for this little amazing kid, I would ask for just about anything. And it isn’t much, really, just a small token. But if you know any 5-year-olds, you know how special small token can make them feel.
So, here’s what I am asking. I am trying to get as many people as possible to send him a birthday card this year. I’ve set up an email account WishesForCole(at)gmail(dot)com so he can receive e-cards and email wishes. And he can also receive cards by mail at his PO box listed below: