How to help deal with the pain of a sick child

Gema, Sara, Jorge and Verónica. They are the names of some of the exemplary people that today star in these lines. Some of them are no longer here to read them. But it does not matter.

All of them are or were exceptional beings and no exceptional history should fall into oblivion, especially when we have not yet given enough thanks for their example.

Almost all the protagonists of today were very short when the suffering came to their lives and that of their loved ones, since surely few things affect human sensitivity more than contemplating the suffering of a child. But the truth is that sometimes we can not do anything to avoid it, especially when the disease is responsible for it.


However, sometimes the little ones give us life lessons and show a surprising capacity to face the suffering caused by the lack of health with apparent well-being. That at least is what it seems. But is it true that they achieve it or is it just what we want to believe? And if it's true, how do they do it? Should not we all learn from them?

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