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Feb 7 2012

When a Child’s Illness “Goes Viral”

By at 12:12 pm

Hindy Poupko Galena holds her daughter, Ayelet, who died on January 31 after a battle with a bone marrow disease.

Our friends over at the Forward wrote a fascinating and moving piece about little Ayelet Galena. Her parents chronicled her sickness and eventual death on a blog that brought thousands of strangers into their family’s life and struggle. One bioethicist called it wrong to write about their child when she was too young to give consent. Here at Kveller we’re no strangers to sharing all.

Read The Forward article here

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