Thursday, 5 November 2009

Sorrow and laughter

Sorrow this week. A child here has been diagnosed with diabetes. I can't help the tears every time I think about it.

Yet there is joy - and tremendous pride. Seeing how he copes with this so bravely: administering his own blood tests, monitoring his symptoms, injecting himself with insulin... I am humbled.

I hope our next fund-raising event will be for the national diabetes charity. I so long to find a cure. Bring on the research!

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