Some days, the news racing across our screens is all bad and the world seems a dark place. Depressing, scary even, but what can we do?
Caught up in the busyness that is our lives, carrying around our own bag of problems, what can any of us do?
Something simple, something small, some one thing that makes a difference to one person.
Hanna Hoswell and Kate Hanafy, paramedics with the Queensland Ambulance Service in Australia, thought to do that one thing that would made a difference to Ron McCartney.
After fighting a seventeen year battle against prostate cancer, Ron was heading back to the hospital for the last time. Hanna and Kate, when told that Ron hadn’t been able to eat anything for two days asked him if he could eat anything right then, what would it be?
His answer: A Caramel Sundae.
En route to the hospital, the paramedics stopped at a McDonald’s and got Ron his sundae.
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A small thing, a caring thing —
That sundae was the last thing Ron ate before he passed away.