Friday, March 2, 2012

8 Year old finds out his deadly disease from Google - something his parents hid from him

When their eight-year-old was diagnosed with terminal illness, Dominic and Caroline Stacey thought it best to keep the tragic news from him.

They had, however, not reckoned on Dominic Junior’s inquisitive nature. He looked up the disease he called ‘tired legs’ on Google and discovered the truth.

Lil Dom – as he is nicknamed – then confronted his parents and asked why they had not told him, and had been so upbeat about his condition, Duchenne muscular dystrophythat would eventually kill him. 'Since then he's had several nightmares about it and always calls us in for a cuddle', says father.

Read more: Mail Online


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