Photo Courtesy: Nathen Steffel via Reddit
All he wanted was a picture of his daughter without the tubes, but what he got was so much more.
“My daughter recently passed away after a long battle in the children’s hospital,” Nathen Steffel posted to the Reddit picture section. “Since she was in the hospital her whole life we were never able to get a photo without all her tubes.”
In just 3 days the response was huge with over 2,800 comments. Many of the comments were to offer the family support and comfort, but there was also so many beautiful pictures created by people all over the world.
The Ohio father wrote on Reddit that Sophia was born on May 30 and lived just six weeks.
She died from complications from a hepatic hemanglioma, a liver tumor.
“This is really amazing. Everyone you made my day,” the thankful father posted. “All I wanted was a nice picture. What I received was a lot of love and support from a bunch of strangers.”