Spirituality and Religion
David’s reaction to his cancer at 10 when very different than his reaction when he relapsed at 14.
The mother of a child diagnosed with leukemia describes how he reacted to the diagnosis at age 10 — “OK, how are you going to treat it? Mom”; vs “Why me? What did I do?” when he relapsed at age 14. He learned that life is not fair. She also discusses how there is a lack of religious leaders who know how to support adolescents going through this. “It is a very special conversation and it needs to be practiced alot.”