Just a month in the past, Braylynn Lawhon of Gulf Breeze, Florida, was a seemingly wholesome little woman, excitedly making ready to have a good time her fifth birthday. Doctors now say she might die at any second.
The woman was recognized with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a lethal type of mind most cancers.
Braylynn’s mom, Ally Parker, has been posting updates on her daughter’s situation on Facebook.
She just lately shared a picture that captures the brutality of most cancers: Braylynn’s grandfather, 49-year-old Sean Peterson, who suffers from ALS, overwhelmed by unhappiness as he visited his sick granddaughter.
“They wheeled him in to see Braylynn. He can now not converse, he can’t transfer his palms and he has a feeding tube,” Beth Peterson-Hickman, Braylynn’s grandmother and Peterson’s ex-wife, advised PEOPLE. “When he noticed her, he was crying and it was heart-wrenching. I broke down and I needed to flip round.”
The picture has gone viral and has been shared practically 5,000 occasions.