DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Miracles are available all sizes and styles.
But for 4-year-old Charlotte Mason of Dallas, hers got here within the type of a dime.
“She swallowed a coin,” her mother, Moriah Mason mentioned. “This angel child who never really does anything weird like that. She doesn’t chew Legos or beads.”
Charlotte’s curiosity bought the most effective of her final month when it occurred, sending her household on a rush to the emergency room to have the dime eliminated.
But that dime turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
“[The doctors] came back and said, ‘we don’t want to say anything, but we are referring you to an oncologist tomorrow.’”
The docs discovered a cancerous tumor the scale of a tangerine close to her collar bone.
Charlotte was identified with neuroblastoma.
“It didn’t feel like it could actually be real. That my child, has cancer,” Mason mentioned.
While she was initially solely considered at an intermediate threat, two current biopsies have proven she’s seemingly a really high-risk affected person, leaving her mother questioning, what may have occurred if it weren’t for that dime.
“She’s strong. She’s stubborn. But none of that would have mattered if we hadn’t caught it when we did.”
They nonetheless have an extended street and a harmful surgical procedure to take away a part of the tumor later this month.
But in the interim, they’re simply grateful they’ll start her journey to therapeutic.
“I think I am going to be thankful for that dime, permanently.”
Anyone thinking about donating to assist the Mason household with medical prices, they’ve arrange a GoFundMe account.
The family has also set up a Facebook page, so these can observe alongside her journey.