Gabriel’s parents took Alex to the hospital to get her symptoms checked. When they returned, they sat down with Gabriel to talk about his sister.


Gabriel, we want to talk to you about what is making your sister feel sick. 


The doctor found out that your sister has a brain tumour. Do you know what that is?

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Mom and Dad explained to Gabriel that everyone’s body is made of cells. They divide and grow-up.






Each cell has its own job in helping the person get bigger as the person gets older. The cells are like little workers. This is why Gabriel needs larger shoes after a few months, and needs to trim his hair and fingernails!


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(Healthy Brain)


(Brain Tumour)

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Alex will now be going to the hospital every once in a while to get treatment to help her get better.

Alex during her treatments

Alex before her treatments