During my morning tea routine, I was thinking about the charity project we are currently organising. We are collecting donations to buy shoes for 157 school kids in Kalimantan (Borneo). My mind was occupied with how to find the best shoe distributor, the best company for sending them, and how to reach the our goal as cost effective as possible. As I was lost in my own mind, thinking of options, Tobias was smiling happily.

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There are two boys, they are brothers and in their teenage years. In 2017, the younger brother had been fighting dipg for several months when the big brother himself was diagnosed with thyroid cancer that had spread to the lymph nodes. The unthinkable, both brothers fighting cancer. 
The younger brother passed away that year. Now, the cancer of the older brother is progressing.
I read these news posted by a dipg advocate. There I also read and see photos of many children in pain, and remembering those who have passed away because they suffered from DIPG.

My heart is shattered.

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