is hard to have when...
a mother of ten suddenly finds that the new growth in her belly is not baby number eleven but a vicious, monstrous tumor.
a ten year old boy collapses and goes into coma when a blood vessel ruptures in his brain.
a newly-wed couple learns that what was originally thought to be a benign cyst in the wife's ovary turns out to be malignant.
the brother of my dear classmate passes away on the day after Christmas.
the two-year-old baby of a dear friend is diagnosed to have nephrotic syndrome.
the relatives of a middle aged man sign a do-not-resuscitate order for their beloved who is suffering from terminal illness.
the list goes on and on..