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6-Year-Old's Love Notes Live On After Death

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By filling her family's house with hidden messages of love and hope, Elena Desserich continues to celebrate life long after she succumbed to pediatric brain cancer.

Her parents, Keith and Brooke Desserich, shared their story of hope with Meredith Vieira this morning on the "Today" show.

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MarMar October 28, 2009, 12:54 PM

My little girl is 6 years old and writes notes all the time too, and I couldn’t help thinking what if that was her…I cried over this story. Think I might just be hugging her a little tighter tonight.

M.A.P October 28, 2009, 10:22 PM

That just tugs at my heart strings. Left me teary eyed.

Eric Wery October 29, 2009, 4:04 AM

I have two wonderful daughters -one 30yrs and one 37yrs - that I sometimes refer to as 67yrs of problems…
This makes me realize that my greatest blessing in life is my “67yrs of problems”. Like Mar-Mar said - I’ll probably hug them both a little tighter from now on.

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