Losing a parent is extremely tough, especially when the child is so young. It can be hard to explain the to the child what has happened to their parent, and help them adjust to life without such an important person around everyday.
Things get even more gut wrenching around holidays and birthdays. These times are typically spent with family, so when a major family member is missing, it can be even harder to get through.
7-year-old Evan lost his mother, Kellie, in 2014. Every year since her passing, Evan and his father write cards to Kellie and tie them to a balloon. Read the full story here ▶