This Woman Was Diagnosed With Cancer. How Her Friends and Family Showed Their Support Is Heartwarming.

To quote Terry Tempest Williams, “An individual doesn’t get cancer, a family does.” It is true that when someone is diagnosed with cancer, their entire family and friends are there to support them throughout their battle with cancer and during their road to recovery.

When Gerdi McKenna, a South African woman, was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2014, her friends and family did a beautiful thing to lift her spirits during her cancer treatment.

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Gerdi McKenna’s family and friends wanted to do something special for her.

Gerdi's friends and family wanted to do something special for her.
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Gerdi’s sister wanted to make her sister feel better.

Gerdi's sister wanted to make her sister feel better.
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All of her friends know what she is going through and want to show their love.

All of her friends know what she is going through and want to show their love.
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What they are doing is very heartfelt.

What they are doing is very heartfelt.
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When Gerdi found out what her friends did for her, she couldn’t hold back the tears. Simply beautiful.

When Gerdi found out what her friends did for her, she couldn't hold back the tears. Simply beautiful.
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Friends and family supporting their friend Gerdi in the best way possible.

Friends and family supporting their friend Gerdi in the best way possible.
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The amount of support they have shown is enough to make anybody tear up. Please share this incredible story of Gerdi McKenna and her friends and family supporting her during her battle with cancer with your friends and family.

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