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What's The Best Thing A Friend Can Do For Someone With A Serious Illness?

The gifts and gestures that reminded you that they would always be there.

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When you're unwell, it's obvious that a lot of people don't know what to say or how they can help.

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It's a hard situation for everybody involved.

Because of this, it means so much when a friend gets you something that really brightens a bad day.

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Or surprises you with something that will make your day-to-day life a little easier.

A freezer of food can make all the difference when you're running low on energy.
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A freezer of food can make all the difference when you're running low on energy.

Maybe a friend bought you a keepsake that reminded you that you have support.

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Or gave you money to help you get to an important appointment.

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Or maybe they just showed the hell up at a time you really needed them by your side.

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We want to know: what are the gestures and comments you appreciated most when unwell?

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