“I don’t want to die.”

“I don’t want to die.”

‘Looking at the patients Jessica turned to us and said, “I don’t want to die”. [reference article below]


Jesus wept. (John 11:35)

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‘On the rare nights she’d spend at home, she’d sometimes cry as she missed the ward,’ Andy says.

Months passed and Jessica seemed to improve. Her hair grew back and she had more energy than ever. She spent more time at home as Andy and Nicki were taught to administer Jessica’s drugs themselves.

‘Every single moment was so precious. I kept my camera around my neck, ready to snap away, capturing every smile, every laugh, every time she cuddled her baby brother James. I didn’t want to miss a thing,’ says Andy.

‘One morning, Jessica was watching TV when a programme about hospitals came on.

‘Looking at the patients Jessica turned to us and said, “I don’t want to die”.

‘I knew she didn’t understand how poorly she was, but still, it was heartbreaking to hear,’ recalls Andy.

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