Feel Good of The Day: This Mom Created a Group to Crochet Disney Wigs For Young Cancer Patients
Via: Babble
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Something magical happens when this group of crochet enthusiasts meet to make dreams come true.

Former oncology nurse and mom Holly Christensen has started a group called The Magic Yarn Project, a clan of dedicated crocheters that meet to make Disney princess wigs for children with cancer.

A daughter of one of Christensen's friends was diagnosed with lymphoma so she decided to make a Rapunzel yarn wig. Here's what she told Babble:

"I knew she would be going through a difficult time, and that no one would be able to take her suffering away. I also knew that losing her long, curly blonde hair at not even 3 years old would be difficult for her, so I figured that the yarn wig could help bring a little magic and fun to a difficult time in her life."

Designs include princess Elsa and Anna from Frozen and princess Jasmine from Aladdin.

The group has a GoFundMe account set up to help fund even more wigs for children around the world battling cancer.

Remembrance of The Day: 'Star Wars' Fan Daniel Fleetwood Dies After Seeing Movie Early
Via: CNN
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Daniel Fleetwood, the terminal cancer patient who charmed the Internet and ultimately had his wish come true of seeing Star Wars: The Force Awakens early, has died. He was 32.

The Star Wars superfan was treated to an advance screening of the new film last Thursday after an Internet campaign brought global attention to his situation.

He was dying and his final wish was to see this movie.

His wish was granted, but in a bittersweet turn—Fleetwood died Tuesday in his sleep at home.

Star Wars actors (like Mark Hamill, Peter Mayhew and John Boyega) and others associated with the film sent their well wishes to his family and remembered him for the amazing fan that he was.

Daniel has now become one with The Force.

WTF of The Day: Chinese Man Marries Sex Doll Because He Has Terminal Cancer
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This is one of those stories where you don't know if you should feel sad or grossed out.

A man in China has married a realistic sex doll because he has terminal cancer and wants to feel the joy of marriage without leaving behind a grieving widow.

The 28-year-old man has not yet been identified, but some are suggesting this could all just be a marketing stunt.

Nevertheless, the (happy?) couple had one beautiful wedding photo shoot...

We wish the couple much happiness. And the man many nights of fapping.

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This is what you call commitment to a cause.

A Texas man who doctor's say should have already died is hanging on as long as he can just to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Daniel Fleetwood, 32, suffers from a connective tissue cancer. His doctor's gave him two months to live back in July, but he is fighting to make it at least to the Dec. 18 release of the film.

"Judging by how progressive the disease has gotten in the past two months, I really don't think that I'll be able to make it," he told KPRC.

The hashtag #ForceForDaniel has been started to encourage the franchise to set up a special screening for Fleetwood ahead of the worldwide premiere.

Star Wars stars Mark Hamill and John Boyega have both been retweeting messages in support of the campaign.

All The Feels of The Day: Taylor Swift Made This 12-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Day
Via: Mashable
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Taylor Swift took a break from her #squad to hang out with one very deserving fan.

Twelve-year-old Stella Usiak, a cancer patient, finally got to fulfill her dream of hanging out with her favorite pop star.

Usiak was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2011 and went into remission. But her cancer returned in 2014. Her dream has been to record a song with Taylor, so she set up a Facebook page to generate attention.

Stella gushed about her brief meeting with the star on her Facebook page:

Even though I only talked to her for a minute Taylor told me I was very brave . I gave Taylor my email and phone number and when I mentioned it would be awesome to hang out with you someday she said sounds like fun it might be In your cards! I told her my entire story just before I had to go. That was one of the best hugs I ever got! Me and my mom were crying tears or joy I will remember that night forever the night I celebrated shaking off the bad blood twice and one of my wildest dreams coming true!

She even got to meet Taylor's cat Meredith, well, a cardboard version of Meredith.

Good luck, Stella! Here's to hoping that you get to record that song one day with T-Swizzle.

Study of The Day: Bacon Causes Cancer, Ranks as Dangerous as Tobacco Smoking
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Cigarettes, asbestos, bacon—what do these three things all have in common?


The World Health Organization announced today that bacon, sausage and other processed meats are ranked alongside deadly known carcinogens.

The investigation involved 22 scientists invited by the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer to look at links between 16 cancers and processed meats.

Processed meat now falls into "group 1," putting it alongside tobacco smoking.

The Internet didn't take the news very well.

Restoring Faith of the Day: Farmers Band Together to Harvest Field of Man With Terminal Cancer
Via: Fox 59
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Faith in humanity = restored.

Carl Bates, an Illinois farmer with terminal cancer, had over 450 acres of corn to harvest—but he wasn't sure if he would be able to do all the work given his medical condition.

Enter 40 other farmers from the surrounding community, eager to help out.

The volunteers were able to complete the work record time, using 10 combines to clear the field in about 10 hours.

Bates is currently at home under hospice care, but his cousin Jason Bates, told Fox 59 that this act of kindness has helped take some stress of the family.

"(Carl Bates' family) has so much going on right now, with medical bills and the condition he's in," said Dan. "This is one less thing they have to worry about. If they need to sell (the corn) to pay bills, it's done. They can now worry about Carl and take care of him."

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