Jessie’s Joy Jars

This is just so incredibly beautiful:

 

Jessie Rees was diagnosed with an inoperable and incurable brain tumor at age 11. As part of an outpatient clinical trial, she was asked to undergo 30 days of radiation and chemotherapy. When she found out that some of the kids in the cancer ward did not get to go home everyday, she decided to do something to cheer them up and give them hope, and Jessie’s Joy Jars was born. Before Jessie died a little over 10 months later, she had distributed 3,000 Joy Jars. The Foundation set up in her name has continued her wish and has distributed more than 50,000 Joy Jars to children all over the world.

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6 responses to “Jessie’s Joy Jars

  1. Reblogged this on Wholeheartedness and commented:
    Thanks for sharing this story. It’s a great example of how mindfulness and acceptance work amidst deep suffering…

  2. I love beautiful stories like this! thanks for sharing with me

  3. What an incredibly motivating story! šŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing Meg!!

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