9-Year-Old Boy with Stage 4 Canc*r Stays Alive to Meet Baby Sister, Then Dies

Bailey's parents told him it was okay to stop fighting.

How does a parent bear welcoming a newborn into the world, while at the same time, planning their oldest child’s funeral? In a story of heartache and bravery, a family from Bristol, England, shared the intimate moment their son passed away on Christmas Eve, after cuddling his baby sister for the last time.

Lee and Rachel Cooper said their 9-year-old son, Bailey Cooper, smiled and laughed all through his cancer treatments.

Despite the pain, young Bailey remained positive throughout his roller-coaster 15 months as a cancer patient.