31 Oct '16, 8am

Ailing boy who loves golden retrievers dies

Ailing boy who loves golden retrievers dies

SINGAPORE - The 13-year-old boy with brain cancer who had a wish to have his fill of patting golden retrievers died on Sunday (Oct 30). Lahl Isaac, who turned 13 last month, got his wish fulfilled when about 100 golden retrievers showed up at the Botanic Gardens for his birthday party on Sept 17. The party, organised by ophthalmologist Leo Seo Wei and other golden retriever owners, drew a crowd of about 200 people, many of whom came with gifts for the boy. Isaac's mother, Madam Tan Mei Lee, 54, told The Straits Times that her son was admitted to KK Women's and Children's Hospital on Tuesday (Oct 25) with a high fever. "His tumour had affected his organs. He had weak lungs and had to use a ventilator," said Madam Tan, who teaches at the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore. "The doctors said he wouldn't last the weekend. He wanted to go home, so we rushed h...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/sick-boy-who-loves-...

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