This is a heartbreaking story about a letter that was sent in late November to Globe Santa from a man who was terminally ill, asking for help in providing gifts for four children in his family.
In it, the man not only outlined his serious health problems but went on to tell of his three sisters who are all single mothers. He said they had provided for all his needs without any assistance from the agencies that provide help for families faced with such serious health care problems.
In his letter, forwarded to Globe Santa by his sisters, he also told the story of how his sisters varied their schedules “to always be here with me, and the kids make themselves available to interact with me, make me a sandwich, or the 2-year-old would try and bring me my shoes.”
“I know it is difficult for them at times, but they never complain, and every day I wake up thankful”.
He went on to say, “This year, I would like to show some appreciation to the children, hence the reason for this letter.”
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