When Officer Tara Waters’ son turned 3 years old, she and her husband were so happy to celebrate the day with their fun-loving son.
The following day, in stark contrast to the joy they felt just hours earlier, was a complete upheaval.
According to Quinn’s Facebook page:
“Quinnie ‘The Mighty Quinn’ was celebrating his 3rd birthday one Sunday in February and was in Children’s Hospital the next, leading to a diagnosis of a brain tumor on his brain stem, more commonly known as Medulloblastoma. … Medulloblastoma is the most common central nervous system (CNS) embryonal tumour and the most common high grade childhood tumour, accounting for 15-20% of all childhood brain tumours. They are commonly found in children between ages of three and eight, with a higher occurrence in males.”
Tara told MassLive.com that both she and her husband had to stop working so they could be there for Quinn during his cancer treatment treatment, placing a heavy financial burden on the already…