9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

  • But Jacob has Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, and doctors told his family in early October he probably only had a month to live.
  • So they’ll celebrate Christmas early this year, and Jacob wants people to celebrate with him by sending him cards, his mother, Michelle Simard told CNN.
  • Artinyan said the family decided to “fast-forward” Christmas to give Jacob one last celebration.
  • But before his improvised Christmas celebration takes place in early November, Jacob asked for cards from anyone around the world who wanted to share his Christmas spirit.
  • “We’d like people to live life like a penguin, and by that we mean dive into life, find warmth among friends, stay cool and just give to others,” said Artinyan, referring to Jacob’s favorite penguin poem, “Advice from a Penguin.”

Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson has battled cancer for the past four years of his life. But as doctors believe he has one last month to live, he decided to celebrate Christmas with the world.
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9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

  • But Jacob has Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, and doctors told his family in early October he probably only had a month to live.
  • So they’ll celebrate Christmas early this year, and Jacob wants people to celebrate with him by sending him cards, his mother, Michelle Simard told CNN.
  • Artinyan said the family decided to “fast-forward” Christmas to give Jacob one last celebration.
  • But before his improvised Christmas celebration takes place in early November, Jacob asked for cards from anyone around the world who wanted to share his Christmas spirit.
  • “We’d like people to live life like a penguin, and by that we mean dive into life, find warmth among friends, stay cool and just give to others,” said Artinyan, referring to Jacob’s favorite penguin poem, “Advice from a Penguin.”

Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson has battled cancer for the past four years of his life. But as doctors believe he has one last month to live, he decided to celebrate Christmas with the world.
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9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

  • But Jacob has Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, and doctors told his family in early October he probably only had a month to live.
  • So they’ll celebrate Christmas early this year, and Jacob wants people to celebrate with him by sending him cards, his mother, Michelle Simard told CNN.
  • Artinyan said the family decided to “fast-forward” Christmas to give Jacob one last celebration.
  • But before his improvised Christmas celebration takes place in early November, Jacob asked for cards from anyone around the world who wanted to share his Christmas spirit.
  • “We’d like people to live life like a penguin, and by that we mean dive into life, find warmth among friends, stay cool and just give to others,” said Artinyan, referring to Jacob’s favorite penguin poem, “Advice from a Penguin.”

Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson has battled cancer for the past four years of his life. But as doctors believe he has one last month to live, he decided to celebrate Christmas with the world.
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Lorde sorry after saying Taylor Swift is ‘like having a friend with an autoimmune disease’

  • Lorde has apologised for saying her friendship with Taylor Swift is like hanging out with someone with a serious illness.
  • The singer was asked in an interview what it is like being friends with someone as famous as Taylor.
  • “There are these different sets of considerations… It’s like having a friend with an autoimmune disease,” she told the Guardian.
  • There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disease, including type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease.
  • Lorde has been friends with Taylor for several years.

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Olivia Newton-John battling breast cancer again

Olivia Newton-John battling breast cancer again

  • (CNN) — Olivia Newton-John is postponing her tour as she battles breast cancer for the second time.
  • The singer, 68, was set to hit the road in June for concerts in the U.S. and Canada, after initially postponing the tour earlier this month.
  • “The back pain that initially caused her to postpone the first half of her concert tour, has turned out to be breast cancer that has metastasized to the sacrum,” a statement posted on her official Facebook page read.
  • Newton-John had previously been diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992.
  • Since her own battle, Newton-John has been an advocate for breast cancer awareness.

The singer, 68, was set to hit the road in June for concerts in the U.S. and Canada, after initially postponing the tour earlier this month.
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Carpool karaoke star Ted, 80, lands record deal

Remember Ted McDermott, the ex-club singer who has Alzheimer's?   Decca have signed him up.

  • Carpool karaoke star Ted, 80, lands record deal
  • Media caption Ted McDermott and his son Simon sang Quando, Quando, Quando
  • His son Simon McDermott, 40, said it was “a dream come true”.
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  • An 80-year-old man who became an internet star when his son posted videos of him singing in the car, has landed a record deal.

An 80-year-old man, who became an internet video sensation singing carpool karaoke, lands a record deal after racking up more than 40m views.
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