To the Editor:
My family and I wanted to take this time to thank our wonderful family, friends, neighbors, Berne-Knox-Westerlo staff and teachers, co-workers and the whole BKW community for their support, prayers, prepared dinners, cards, and gifts for our family.
Our daughter Kara, who is 9 years old, had surgery last week at Albany Medical Center to have a brain tumor removed.
We first found out about the tumor around Thanksgiving and, as you can imagine, to hear that news it felt as if our lives were turned upside down.
To help us get through this difficult time and to keep everyone updated, we started a Facebook page named “Operation Kara.” It was amazing to watch the Facebook page soar with heartwarming messages and words of encouragement from so many people.
Kara took on this surgery and amazed us with her strength and courage. She never complained once while in the hospital. She truly has been a brave little girl.
We have been blessed that surgery went well and the outcome was a success.
Words can’t express how thankful we are for the overwhelming support in our BKW community. It was all of you who made this difficult time in our lives much easier to cope with.
Thank you again for all of your love and support. We wish all of you and your families Happy Holidays.
Renée Sherwin for
The Sherwin Family