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Wordless Wednesday: Save a Life

Sadie Rose Clifford

This is my last wordy Wordless Wednesday.  Please do read it.

If you read this blog regularly, you will have already read about Sadie.  Don’t go!  Stay, let me remind you.  At 14 months old, previously healthy Sadie was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma.  She has undergone 16 months of intensive and, at times, life threatening treatment. Her parents and supporters raised half a million pounds to pay for 8H9 treatment at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.

Whilst having her pre-treatment scans, further tumours were found.  Sadie’s parents were told they would need to raise a further £150 000 ($234000) to pay for the revised treatment plan.  They have just over 6 weeks to raise this money.  The alternative is to bring Sadie back to England where her doctors will keep her as comfortable as possible, but where the end will be inevitable.

Can you help?  Any amount you can manage will help Sadie.  From the UK, you can text SADI99 £10 to 70070 (or SADI99 £1, SADI99 £2 SADI99 £5 – you get the picture).  From anywhere in the world, you can donate at Sadie’s Just Giving page http://www.justgiving.com/sadie-rose-appeal

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26 comments on “Wordless Wednesday: Save a Life

  1. Wow! Saying a prayer for sweet little Sadie!!
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  2. Praying for sweet Sadie!
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  3. Such a sweet little girl. I will be praying.
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  4. I went to the page. I think she’s reached her monetary goal! 🙂
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    • no, she hasn’t – that page contains some of the original £500000 that was raised. The new £150 000 goal began on 19 January, and between £1000 and £3000 has been raised each day so far. There’s still around £140 000 to go

  5. Will be praying for her.
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  6. my heart goes out to little Sadie.
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  7. What a precious girl. Keeping her and her family in my thoughts and my fingers crossed. 🙁
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  8. Such a little sweetheart!
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    Friends have their 4 daughter on exclusive green rawfood diet she never took the radiation because it is not a cure and has outlived her prognosis.of six months by 2 years. They began by taking her to Hippocrates Health Institute http://hippocratesinst.org/
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  9. she is a beautiful little girl… we will send prayers her way.
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  10. How awful! She is in my thoughts and prayers!

  11. Thank you for sharing this story. She is in my prayers. Thanks for linking up at Taylor Joelle Designs.

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  12. She is in my thoughts 🙁
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  13. Sending thoughts & prayers for her life & health, along with my donation. Thanks for sharing this on WW.
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  14. JustGiving seems like a very effective way of foundraising, I’ll pray for little Sadie! I see that she is doing quite ok with donations alreay. Bless those generous people!
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  15. Paula Schuck on said:

    I am so sorry to read of the little sweetheart’s struggle. I hope they reach their goal. What a brave girl.

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  16. Sadie and her family are in my thoughts and prayers!
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  17. So horrible. I’m praying for them. I also went to their Giving site and shared it on Facebook. Please keep us updated.

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  18. What a little angel. She will be in my thoughts and prayers xo
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  19. jessica @peekababy on said:

    Stories like this just break my heart. Keeping Sadie in my prayers and trying to resist the urge to pull my healthy children out of bed to give them a squeeze.
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  20. Leah H. on said:

    Poor Sadie.. She is too young for what she is undergoing right now. You will be in my prayer, precious girl..

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  21. Thanks for linking this up. Thoughts are with Sadie during this time. Now following your blog.
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  22. She is such a sweetie, this is just heartbreaking. Will be praying.

  23. Angel Collins on said:

    Cute little precious baby girl. I will include her in our prayers every night. I do hope that they could raise enough fund to lengthen her life.
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