Messages of support for Jenna, 14, after inoperable brain tumour diagnosis
Echo readers have shared their support for a teenager from Washington with an inoperable brain tumour after thousands has been donated to make memories.
Bobby Patterson, 13 from Washington hopes to make precious memories for Jenna-Lee Carrington, 14, after she was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour before Christmas.
The teenager claimed he was heartbroken and said: “She is the prettiest, loveliest, strongest and bravest girl and I love her so much.”
Since reading the story, hundreds of Echo readers have shown their support for Jenna.
Emma Louise Wilson said: “How amazingly strong and brave they are for only being young! Absolutely heartbreaking circumstances but I hope they raise the money to make some treasured memories.”Sarah Jones added: “So tragic and so unfair. My heart goes out to them all.”
Aaron Luke commented: “This is so sad. God bless you. Prayers are with you that the miracle you need can happen.”
Alan N Diane Hutchinson said: “Life is so unfair. Lovely kids. God bless.”
Others praised Bobby for his kind deed.
Deborah Welsh said: “This is so sad it made me cry when l have read it. What an amazing young lad. Your parents should be so proud of you. There's not many young lads like you. One in a million l say.”
Carol Jones said: “Heartbreaking. What a brave girl and a lovely boyfriend. Good luck with your treatment.”
Nicola Large added: “Heartbreaking. This young lad’s parents must be so proud. What a lovely thoughtful young lad.”
Sean Wallace-Docherty commented: “What a lovely thing to do and what an amazing support to this young girl he is, wow.”
Ashley Robinson said: “What an amazing thing for a young boy to do for his sweetheart. I hope they get to make lots of wonderful memories. People go through so much heartache. Kindness really does help.”
Tom Wilson said: “Bless there hearts. What a nice young lad. He should be proud of himself.”
Carolyn Brown added: “Heartbreaking. Glad she is surrounded with so much love from her boyfriend, family and friends.”