700 Birthday Cards for a Four-Year-Old Cancer Patient

It IS Annoying and Disruptive and Very Inconsiderate to the People Who Also Paid to ENJOY the movie…I go to the Movies ‘to Escape’ and Transport myself INTO the Experience’ that the Particular FILM Offers…Persons Who CANNOT Leave Their Cell Phones/Devices Alone for A Couple of hours SHOULD See a Movie at an Alternate Venue – – – Their HOME!


A four-year-old boy in Plymouth, England, is feeling the love after getting more than 700 birthday cards this year.

Henry Hallam suffers from neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer that starts in nerve tissue. To help lift his spirits, the boy’s parents asked people to write to their son for his August 30 birthday, with the hope of setting a Guinness World Record for the most birthday cards ever received, SWNS reports. The appeal was also aimed at bolstering the family’s Hugs for Henry campaign, which aims to raise £500,000 (about $786,000) to pay for their son’s treatment.

By all measures, the effort has been a huge success. Greetings poured in from as far away as New Zealand, Hong Kong, and Dubai, but Hallam couldn’t open them on his actual birthday because he was at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, where he has spent the last year undergoing treatment. He finally returned…

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