Dating someone who is terminally ill
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Mr Cooper, who has been with QAS for 27 years, said he was overwhelmed by the response and never expected any of this.
The post was also littered with comments in support of the 'beautiful' gesture.'What a beautiful yet sad story but one that highlights everything good about our community,' one woman said.'Oh my goodness what an incredible gift you gave this patient.
The cause of brain tumours, including DIPG, is not yet known.
This can be one of the most difficult things to accept as a parent as it can leave you feeling helpless. There is no research that shows that anything you may have done during pregnancy or in your child's early infancy could have caused your child's brain tumour.
The former construction manager, who travelled to Mexico with his family-of-four knowing 'very little' of the treatment, said: 'We were losing hope and just didn't know what else to do.'Day by day she was becoming more unbalanced, her left hand was noticeably weaker than the right, she was often seeing double vision and there was a very slight stutter in her speech.'It was about seven days after the first treatment when the power in her left hand was returning and her walking was getting better.Two Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics took the palliative care patient to see Hervey Bay beach one more time before she passed away days later.'I said to the patient (as she looked out at Fraser Island): 'What are you thinking? 'And she said: 'I'm at peace, everything is right'.' QAS posted the photo of Queensland Advanced Care paramedic Graeme Cooper standing beside the woman in a hospital bed overlooking the water at Hervey Bay, a coastal city in Queensland.Mr Cooper told Daily Mail Australia two weeks ago, the Hervey Bay local wanted to go home from palliative care to die in her own home with her husband.'We asked her how she would feel to go by the beach on the way home and she lit up, it was wonderful actually,' Mr Cooper said on Thursday.'While we were down there, we let her look at everything.'But it wasn't until her second visit to the beach, where she passed away a short time after, on the way back to the hospital on the central coast of Queensland.they haven't been in the sun for a long time and letting them have ten minutes of sunshine means the world to them and they thank you for it,' he said.The post has garnered an overwhelming amount of attention, attracting more than 18,000 likes and another 5,000 comments in five hours.
Mr Cooper told Daily Mail Australia moments like this were always special, however Ms Kellum said the reason she took the photo was to share how Mr Cooper always goes 'above and beyond' for patients.