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

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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.

tom attwater 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.

Tom attwater

“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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My “Mindfulness” Crocheting

I have found that crocheting helps me to relax and be mindful.
I recently learnt to crochet, I’m learning so much everyday.
I started by making some monsters for my children.
Not the best but not bad for a beginner….

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I then made a koala for my daughter

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The Koala pattern was here http://darlenescraftycrew.com/2012/08/28/free-amigurumi-bear-crochet-pattern/

I made a mobile phone case and a lip balm holder yesterday.

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I am now making a basket with some cheap wool.
This is it so far…….
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The idea came from here
http://allaboutami.tumblr.com/post/29055442853/chunkybasket


Update….
I finished the basket!
Whoop whoop!
My first one. It’s for my daughters hair accessories (she has tonnes!)
At last they will be in one place and not scattered around or in an old quality street tin 😉
Let me know what you think

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