Ronnie Harris recently asked Santa Claus to fulfill a major wish, but it has nothing to do with getting wrapped presents under the tree.
The precocious 10-year-old wrote a heartfelt letter to St. Nick asking him to “please find a cure” for his father’s cancer, the Daily Mirror reported. Ronnie’s dad, Russel, was diagnosed eight years ago with an inoperable brain tumor and his condition has grown much worse.
This Christmas I would like one spacific (sic) thing this year. My dad has a really bad brain tuma (sic) & if you could, could you please find a cure for him to make him better & I will be the happiest boy in the world! ☺
Ronnie’s mom takes care of her ailing husband around the clock and her eldest son does whatever he can to help out. He’s learning to cook so that he can make meals for the family and knows when to call an ambulance when his dad isn’t doing well.
He figured he’d take his mission one step further by getting the ultimate wish-granter involved.
Ronnie is one of a number of selfless kids out there who is turning to Santa to ask for help for someone they love who is suffering.
Back in September, Karen Suffern’s son, Ryan, asked if he could get a head start on jotting down his wish list to Mr. Claus, according to CNN iReport. Suffern expected him to rifle off the standard items 8-year-old boys ask for.
But instead of requesting trains and video games, the North Carolina kid asked Santa to stop the kids at school from bullying his twin sister about her weight.
“Kid at school are still picking on Amber and its not fair," Ryan wrote. "I prayed that they will stop but god is bisy and needs your help. Is it against the rules to give gift early? [all sic]"
Our wish is for these caring kids to get everything they’ve been hoping for.