This 'Humans Of Dublin' Post About A Doctor Delivering Devastating News Is Heartbreakingly Beautiful

"I met Emma, a 9-year-old girl, 3 months ago after a progressive pain in her thigh stopped her playing the competitive camogie she thrived on..."


'Human Of Dublin' posts hugely emotional snippets of conversation from the people of the capital on a regular basis, but the latest instalment is one of the most powerful to ever feature.

This post by the photo blog is in partnership with the Childhood Cancer Foundation, part of a series which looks at those affected by childhood cancer to raise awareness in the fight against the disease.

One doctor spoke about his experience with an inspirational young girl who, even in the midst of devastating news, was able to see some glimmer of happiness for others...

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