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Family discover message from daughter who died from cancer
Family discover message from daughter who died from cancer

A British teenager who died from bone cancer has left a heart-rending secret message hidden on the back of her mirror.

The Daily Mail reports that 13-year-old Athena Orchard tragically died last month after losing her battle with the disease.

Days after her death, Athena's father Dean discovered a note written in texta on the back of his daughter's bedroom mirror.

The message was written after Athena was diagnosed with cancer - which she discovered after finding a tiny lump on her head in December.

In her note, Athena talked about the disease, writing "Every day is special, so make the most of it.

Athena Orchard was a normal 13-year-old girl until cancer tragically struck her last year. Source: Facebook

"You could get a life-ending illness tomorrow so make the most of every day... Life is only bad if you make it bad."

After she collapsed at Christmas, Athena was diagnosed with bone cancer osteosarcoma and underwent intense chemotherapy to treat the disease in her spine, her left shoulder and her head.

Athena's father told the Daily Mail he found the letter on the back of his daughter's bedroom mirror.

Days after Athena's death, her father discovered a note written in texta on the back of his daughter's bedroom mirror. Source: Facebook
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