Magalli Jimenez became a mother of a beautiful daughter named Ava Skye. The girl brought happiness into her mommy’s life and was a vibrant and a happy child. Unfortunately, that all changed when sweet Ava turned 13 months old.
All of a sudden, the girl started experiencing pain. She cried and it was obvious something was very wrong. When Magalli took her to the doctor’s, she received the news no parents should ever hear. Ava had muscle cancer.
This crushed Magalli’s world, but she knew there was a long way of fighting the disease and she knew she needed to be strong for her child.
Ava undergone chemo treatments, and her mommy could only pray for those treatments to work and help her girl get better and end up a winner.
Eventually, Ava went into remission and her family was over the moon, but sadly, their happiness was short-lived.
In July 2022, doctors informed Ava’s family that her cancer relapsed, and it was resistant to treatment. They hoped they would be able to remove it surgically, but this sweet girl’s body was already too fragile and there was not much hope that she would be able to recover.
The family was praying for a miracle, but they were also preparing for the worse.
Magalli was unable to come to terms with the fact that she only had days left with her daughter.
Ava was taken to a hospice care in hopes to make her final days as comfortable as possible. From time to time, the crushed mother went to the bathroom to cry, but she always made sure she acted happy around her daughter.
“We will just let her live her life and enjoy her and do all the things that we’ve ever wanted to do with her. We’ve made a bucket list for her,” Magalli said.
Friends of the family set up a GoFundMe page to help with the medical expenses and fulfil all the things on Ava’s bucket list, but sadly, on August 22, 2022, sweet Ava took her last breath.
A day before her passing, Ava, who was fragile and exhausted from all the treatments and hospital visits, gathered strength to sing her mommy a song. She chose her favorite nursery song. “I love you. You love me. We are a happy family. With a great big hug and a kiss kiss. [sic] Won’t you say you love me too?” Ava sang.
Luckily, Magalli was able to put that special moment on tape so that she could cherish it forever.
The video of sweet Ava singing to the one person she loved the most shows how caring and brave she was.
“My heart will forever be broken, it will never be the same, but I promised her that I would live for her. Hug your kiddos a little harder today, even when they drive you insane,” the heart-broken mother wrote.
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Rest in peace, little one.