This Mom Adopts All 4 Of Her Best Friend’s Daughters After She Died Of Brain Cancer

After finding out that she had stage-four cancer Elizabeth Diamond was concerned about what would happen to her children if she died.

Her best friend since the 5th grade had promised her that if anything ever happened to her that she would adopt the kids and she did exactly that in April of this year when Diamond a single mother passed away.

Now the Ruffino family has doubled in size and their local community in Orchard Park, NY is reaching out to help this selfless family. They’ve set up a YouCaring campaign has been set up and has already raised more than $100,000 to help the Ruffino-Diamond family for this transition in life.

Laura Ruffino made a promise to her best friend that if she died that she would adopt her children.

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Unfortunately, Elizabeth Diamond died after being diagnosed with brain cancer, leaving behind her four wonderful girls.

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Thankfully, they have been taken in like family from the Diamond family, doubling their family size.

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“She said if anything ever happens to me I want you to take my girls and I instantly said ok”

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“As she started to weaken you can imagine the fears that I had for the girls and being without her.”

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“Ten years ago I didn’t think this would be my life. But if something gets thrown at you just accept the challenge and do the best you can”

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They have done as much as they can to make the girls feel at home.

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Diamond is a caring person who has been writing books about wellness and also has founded a non-profit wellness center.

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The local community has stepped in to help as well.

There is a YouCaring campaign that has already raised more than $100,000 to help the family adjust to the new size that they are.

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