Mom's FarmVille farm pays tribute to daughter with cancer

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For every story about a mother neglecting their children while playing FarmVille, there's another story about FarmVille being used for good. Like this mom who decorated her farm (which includes a purple and yellow cancer awareness ribbon, and a stream that looks like a second ribbon) in honor of her 4-year-old daughter with neuroblastoma, cancer of the nervous system.

farmville cancer ribbonFrom the original post on FarmVille Freak, the mom tells why she fixed up her farm for her little girl as she struggled with the disease and eventually ended up in remission.
I made this in honor of my 4 year old daughter. She has been battling cancer for over 8 months and is now in remission. She loves watching me play FarmVille and so I wanted to make it really pretty for her.

She was diagnosed last year, August 6, 2009, with stage IV, high risk, neuroblastoma. It is a cancer of the nervous system and hers started in her left adrenal gland and had spread to her bones and bone marrow. Two chemo treatments later it was out of her marrow, and only 8 short months later she was declared cancer free...

If you would like to visit her website for more info and to find out more about this disease, visit
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