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IN People ON 09 Apr, 2016
Accept it or not, there are things in life we don't want to happen but have to accept; things we don't want to know, but we have to learn; and people we can't live without, but have to let go. This is the bitter truth of life no sooner or later every soul will face death one fine day, it is the nature's rule. But then during our stay we all get attached to people, emotionally connected to each other that when our dear ones leave, our life comes to a standstill there is hardly anything left for us except for going through the memories and we try our best to preserve every bit of them.
Here is an inconsolable story of Orchard family. They have undergone a great loss, their beautiful 13-year-old daughter Athena Orchard passed away due to bone cancer, all this while Athena knew she is going to live for a very short period with her family, she stayed strong, brave and left behind a beautiful message full of courage and giving out a loud clear message about the importance of living each day to its fullest.
Hold your heart, and read ahead... Here is an inspiring message.
When her mother, Caroline and father, Dean were going through their beloved daughter's belongings.
A letter from Athena to her family, which she wrote secretly.
In this 3,000 words letter Athena described what love meant to her; the meaning of happiness; and the importance of living each day to its fullest.
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