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What a very sad day at Smile Again Ministries. Our little mascot, Choco, died today. He was diagnosed a couple weeks ago with an inoperable tumor on his spine. The cancerous tumor was preventing him from being able to stand or walk. He just turned 11 years old on Dec. 1.
Choco has become the friend of many of the families that have come to Smile Again Ministries after the death of a child. In fact, that’s why we got Choco in the first place – to help us bridge the gap with surviving siblings and their grief. And he did it well.
Judy and I are finding ourselves grieving for our little friend. It’s amazing that such a tiny dog can become such a huge part of our family and our extended family. We’re going to miss his energy and wagging tail. He was my little buddy…
Thanksgiving is past. Black Friday is over. Cyber Monday is in the rear view mirror.
That means Christmas is on the horizon. For many this season is incredibly painful, because we are missing our children, or another family member. The song below tells SO well how grieving families are feeling. Listen, and please pass this along to another loved one today. Love you, Pat & Judy