Dave Palermo compared looking into the eyes of a chronically ill child to peeking into those of a 30-year-old.
“The young patients are wise beyond their years, and have been through hardships that no one should have to go through,” he said.
“Some of these children understand that they are not going to see their next birthday — and they can talk to you about it,” said Palermo, president of the Palermo Heart-to-Heart Foundation.
That’s why it’s so important for the foundation to continue supporting seriously ill youngsters and others as it has done for the last 25 years.
The foundation’s biggest project is helping children to tell their stories of treatment through the Beads of Courage program, which it has been sponsoring for the past five years.
To help raise funds, the foundation will hold the annual golf tournament July 12 at the Sugarloaf Golf Club…Continue Reading