Toy Saves a Boy’s Life – level 2

08-05-2017 07:00

A boy was ill and doctors diagnosed him with a migraine and sent him home. His mother said that something was wrong because her son was acting differently. He was very angry and he was vomiting.

He drew a picture of the pain in his head on his Etch-A-Sketch and described it as a ‘lump’. His mother took a picture of his drawing and brought it to the doctors to highlight her worries.

Doctors did a brain scan and found that her son had a deadly brain tumour. They performed an operation, and he is now getting better at home.

Difficult words: Etch-A-Sketch (a toy where you can draw a temporary picture), lump (something in the body which could be a tumour), highlight (make obvious).

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