A forever-shining star in sky
2010-04-02 03:08:20 GMT2010-04-02 11:08:20 (Beijing Time)
Smiling Vibe (Photo Source: bbs.huanqiu.com)
Vibe receives a stem cell transplantation. The fluid that gets injected into her veins by a nurse on the left is only 4 degrees Celsius. It is very painful for her, giving her nausea and stomach ache. The purpose of the transplantation is to help her immune system to recover after a high dosage chemotherapy treatment. Vibe's mother Helle is on the right.(Photo Source: bbs.huanqiu.com)
Vibe takes a shower. She loves water, so she really enjoys it. The tube in her chest is for injections.(Photo Source: bbs.huanqiu.com)
Vibe and her father Michael play in the bathroom of their home in Hundested, Denmark.(Photo Source: bbs.huanqiu.com)
Vibe and her sister Laerke play in the garden of their home in Hundested, Denmark. Vibe's ability to keep her balance got worse as the tumor affected her brain.(Photo Source: bbs.huanqiu.com)
BEIJING, April 1(Xinhuanet) -- Every year there are about 200,000 children diagnosed with cancers around the world. In the past decades, although the treatments for children's cancers has made great breakthrough in developed countries, cancer is still the mainly cause of death among kids.
Vibe is one of them. In June 2007, the five-year-old Danish girl was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Because of the place, it was impossible to remove the tumor through surgical operation. Instead, Vide had to take chemotherapy to fight against the illness.
In January 2009, Vibe passed away after hardy fight against her sickness.
Vibe's father Michael used to say that he would catch the stars in the sky for Vibe if she asked him to. Now he tells her sister that Vibe herself has become one of the stars in the sky.
Following photos record her battle with cancer and last years of her life.