In 2013, Heather McManamy, a mother and loving wife from Wisconsin, was diagnosed with breast cancer. At the age of 36-years, she passed away from the disease.
In her waning days, she spent a lot of time thinking and contemplating life. Before she passed, she wrote her husband Jeff a touching and hysterical letter. She asked him to post it on Facebook for her, and ever since he posted it on December 15, 2015, it has gone viral with more than 102k shares on facebook alone.
She opens with the bad news, but quickly moves on to the more positive angle:
She offered a fresh perspective on how to comfort her daughter:
And she reminded everyone that cancer is, in fact, the loser:
And finally, she told everyone to turn up in her honor:
What can we say, this is one women's extraordinary response to terminal illness, and we stand in awe. Its a difficult emotion to express when tears roll down your eyes and smile escapes your lips, to read a beautiful teastment of true love and a life cherised.