Holiday Wish: Single Mom of Two Struggling with Cancer
Kelly is a single mom from New Bedford with two kids.
She has had a rough few years but it's been especially hard this year. She recently learned that she has cancer for the second time. The doctors found tumors in her cervix and breast and she has started chemotherapy. Because of the cancer and her struggle with PTSD, depression, and anxiety, Kelly is unable to work. She would work 100 hours if she could. She is willing to do anything for her kids but her health is wearing her down.
Kelly's daughter also struggles with mental illness and is receiving counseling services. Kelly's son has diabetes and has been hospitalized once this past year.
Without help, Christmas will be bleak with the exception of love.
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