Such a sad reality. Such a well written, heartfelt letter (and post) to try and raise awareness for hurting children. Just a little light in the darkness may be all it would take to save someone else’s Golden Boy-or- Girl… Empire State Building… Not only are you no longer the tallest building in the World. But, the smallest in my eyes. Shine The Gold Already.
Originally posted on ROCKSTAR RONAN:
About a year ago, a formal application was sent in on behalf of The Ronan Thompson Foundation requesting that one night be lit up Gold to bring awareness to all types of childhood cancer. You see, my son Ronan, died just shy of his 4th birthday from Neuroblastoma, which is one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer out there. The awareness color for Neuroblastoma is Purple and also just happened to be Ronan’s favorite color. When I filled out the application, it didn’t even cross my mind to ask the Empire State Building to be lit up Purple in honor of my son or any other child out there who had died from this particular form of cancer. I instantly wrote down Gold because it represented ALL 46 children who are diagnosed each day and ALL 7 of them who will die from this disease…
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