People all over the world were moved when a 6-year-old boy’s final farewell to his younger sister was captured on camera.

The picture was taken by Arkansas resident Matt Sooter, whose 4-year-old daughter Adalynn “Addy” was found to have a rare form of cancer.

Matt asserts that a young child ought not to have to say goodbye to his playmate, closest friend, and younger sister.

Over 8,000 people shared their reactions to the heartbreaking image. The guardians are presently attempting to spread mindfulness about this uncommon condition.

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In November 2016, the Sooter family’s world was turned upside down when they learned that their daughter had diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a rare tumor that originated in the brainstem.

Before her symptoms got any worse, Addy would have to put up with the growth of the tumor for the next 18 months.

The rapid decline of Matt’s four-year-old daughter was described in his Facebook post.

Addy’s symptoms have gotten worse quickly in the past half day. When she got up yesterday, she was her lively, upbeat self. We have admitted our baby to inpatient care because she is no longer able to eat or swallow without difficulty and now spends much of her time asleep, despite our occasional visits. He made the observation via Facebook. “Probably not much time is left for her.”

In a very moving and tragic post, he encouraged any friends and family who wanted to say goodbye to their precious daughter to do so.

Matt pleaded with followers to pray for her because Jackson’s older brother was reluctant to leave her side.

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She passed away shortly after Jackson said he loved her and kissed his little sister goodnight.

The death of their daughter was announced by the family on the Hope for Addy Joy – Fighting DIPG Facebook page just a few hours later.

“She progressed from this life to the following similarly she had lived — tenaciously, yet serenely and in the organization of her friends and family. Eventually, she wasn’t in no anguish,” it said.

Addy’s brain and spine tumors were donated to science in the “hopes of preventing future children from a similar fate.” “While this is only a temporary farewell, our baby girl is greatly missed.”

In a Facebook post, they described their decision as follows: We thought this would be a great way to demonstrate our sweet girl’s generosity because she enjoyed assisting others and giving gifts.

We all know someone who has this terrible illness, but when children are involved, it is extremely distressing.