When a loved one is nearing the end, he or she often voices a longing to enjoy some of the simple pleasures in life: to see a particular person again, to be able to feel the sun on his or her skin, to experience fresh snow one more time.
The people at St. Richard’s Hospice in Worcester, U.K., have made it their mission to grant those end-of-life wishes when they can. Right before Christmas, one of their residents voiced her desire to see snow, something that was very near and dear to her heart.
With a little outside help, the hospice was able to make it snow, much to Helen Kennaway’s delight.
“Something magical happened in our hospice gardens today,” St. Richard’s Hospice shared on Facebook on Dec. 9. “It snowed!
“We were honoured to make patient Helen Kennaway’s special wish to see snow again a reality – with a