Lorraine Mitchell Research Paper

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Lorraine Mitchell's heart broke as she watched her nine-year-old son scream in agony while he was awake and cry in pain when he was asleep as a rare disease destroyed his body.

Her son Finn developed tumors in his pelvis, spine and shoulders from stage 4 metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer that develops soft tissue tumors, leaving the boy struggling to walk while suffering through severe stomach pains, the Daily Mail reports.

According to the American Cancer Society, sarcomas are cancers that develop from connective tissues in the body, such as muscles, fat, bones, the linings of joints, or blood vessels. Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is a cancer made up of cells that normally develop into skeletal muscles.

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This has been a great medium for him to express himself. I think it is a reflection of his positivity that he has chosen a phoenix as his username and logo."
Echo reports Finn got to squeeze in some more fun outside of his youtube channel by celebrating at a special summertime Christmas party after being too sick to enjoy the holiday in December. He was also honored for his courageous spirit during the Kids and Teens Star Awards party.

Cancer Research UK spokesman, Danielle Glavin, said:

“It is an absolute privilege to be able to recognize Finn’s bravery. He has been through so much at such a young age and yet he is still smiling. He really is a true star."
The nine-year-old vlogger's health has improved. Most of Finn's tumors have disappeared and what is left are inactive, putting him in partial remission.

He's receiving chemotherapy maintenance treatment after completing a round of radiotherapy at University College London Hospital.

Lorraine pointed out her son that encouraged himself with the note that said "Be jolly" also shared some words with her that stopped the mother in her tracks:

"He also recently told me that he thinks that life is a dream and when you die, you just wake up... very profound for a

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