After losing her daughter to cancer nearly two months ago, Jamie Swain couldn’t have guessed that painting a door could give her so much joy.
Thing is, the door she painted is attached to the Chris Hope Family House. It’s a house for families who are, like Swain once was, grappling with the sickness and, in many cases, the impending death of children from cancer.
“About a week ago, he (Chris Hope) sends me this message saying: ‘I need this thing to be done, and I was wondering if you wanted to do it. I really want you to paint the door, because of the story of your daughter,’” Swain said.