Sally jumped up as soon as she saw the Surgeon come out of the
room. She said: "How is my little boy? Is he going to be O.K.?
can I see him?" The Surgeon said, "I'm sorry, we did all we could."
said, "Why do little children get cancer, doesn't GOD care any
where were you when my son needed you?" The Surgeon said, "One of
will be out in a few minutes to let you spend time with your son's
before it's transported to the university".
Sally asked that the nurse stay with her while she said Good-bye to
son.Sally ran her fingers through his thick red curly hair. The
said, "Would you like a lock of his hair?" Sally nodded yes.The
lock of his hair and put it in a plastic bag and handed it to Sally.
Sally said, "It was Jimmy's idea to give his body to the university
study. He said it might help somebody else," and that is what he
wanted. I said, No at first, but Jimmy said, "Mom I won't be using it
die, maybe it will help some other little boy to be able to spend one
day with his mother". Sally said, "My Jimmy had a heart of Gold,
thinking of someone else and always wanting to help others if he
Sally walked out of the Children's Hospital for the last time now
spending most of the last 6 months there. She sat the bag with
things in it on the seat beside of her in the car. The drive home
hard and it was even harder to go into an empty house. She took the
Jimmy's room and started placing the model cars and things back in
exactly where he always kept them.
She laid down across his bed and cried herself to sleep holding his
pillow. Sally woke up about midnight and laying beside of her on the
letter folded up. She opened the letter, it said:
Dear Mom, I know your going to miss me, but don't think that I will
forget you or stop loving you because I'm not around to say I LOVE
I'll think of you every day mom and I'll love you even more each day.
Some day we will see each other again. If you want to adopt a little
you won't be so lonely, he can have my room and my old stuff to play
If you decide to get a girl instead, she probably wouldn't like the
things as us boys do, so you will have to buy her dolls and stuff
Don't be sad when you think about me, this is really a great place.
Grandma and Grandpa met me as soon as I got here and showed me around
some, but it will take a long time to see everything here. The
friendly, I love to watch them fly. Jesus doesn't look like any of
saw of Him, but I knew it was Him as soon as I saw Him. Jesus took
see GOD! And guess what mom?
I got to sit on GOD'S knee and talk to Him like I was somebody
important. I told GOD that I wanted to write you a letter and tell
you Good-bye and
everything, but I knew that wasn't allowed. God handed me some paper
and His own personal pen to write you this letter with. I think
the name of the angel that is going to drop this letter off to you.
said for me to give you the answer to one of the questions you asked
about. Where was He when I needed him? God said, "The same place He was
Jesus was on the cross. He was right there, as He always is with all
His children. Oh, by the way Mom, nobody else can see what is
this paper but you. To everyone else, it looks like a blank piece of
I have to give God His pen back now, he has some more names to write
the Book Of Life. Tonight I get to sit at the table with Jesus for
I'm sure the food will be great.
I almost forgot to let you know - Now I don't hurt anymore, the
all gone. I'm glad because I couldn't stand that pain anymore and
couldn't stand to see me suffer the pain
either, so He sent The Angel of Mercy to get me. The Angel said I
Signed with love from,
God & Jesus & Me.