As a mother with her own young boy about 13 years ago, Dr. Leigh Fredholm was moved to tears as another mother held her dying son the same way Fredholm had rocked and soothed her own child.
“It was very, very hard for me to hold it together,” said Fredholm, who was treating the terminally ill child. She gave way to tears when talking with the parents. “At the time, (that) was really frowned upon in medicine,” she said.
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