Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Aden Takes on Big Role Helping Mum Fight Battle with Cancer

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Aden Takes on Big Role Helping Mum Fight Battle with Cancer

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Byline: Kate Dodd kate.dodd@thechronicle.com.au

TOOWOOMBA boy Aden Creed is not your average 13-year-old a he has been caring for his mum Jac Creed who is fighting an inspirational battle with cancer.

The family of two has had it tough ever since Ms Creed was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour seven years ago.

Surprisingly, Ms Creed has always been very optimistic and said athere was never any sense in saying a[approximately]woe is me'.a

aAden is my absolute rock. It amazes me daily how well he copes with it. He's an old man's soul in a young man's body,a she said.

aHe always takes care of me, he's always cautious about everything.a

But 12 months ago, she received some more bad news a the tumour had spread to another part of her brain and she said she was told because she did not have a gene receptive to chemotherapy, the treatment would not work on her. …

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