“Each item in the tightly packed kit was specifically chosen to provide comfort to those struggling with cancer.
Playing cards gave them something to do during long treatments. Hand lotion and chapstick would help counter the dehydrating effects of chemotherapy. Chocolate candies were simply a treat to raise a person’s spirits slightly.
Taken together, the items were small tokens of compassion for people going through a terrible time in their lives.”
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