Mother-of-seven, 41, who gave birth nine weeks ago, has terminal cancer




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A mother-in-law, who gave birth seven weeks ago, has revealed her devastation that her new baby girl might not remember – she had terminal cancer just weeks after giving birth.

Samantha King, a former nurse from Treworth, Gloucester, was told that she had developed lung and breast cancer two weeks after she was given birth to Lila after antibiotics failed to clear up a ‘chest infection’ .

Her eldest daughter, Kyra, 24, spoke of the devastation of the family at the behest of her mother that she may have a few months to go through the course of radiotherapy and immunotherapy – and now she is raising money so that the family can bring her home Do not lose it.

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A group of people sitting for the camera: Samantha poses with her partner Craig and the five youngest children from left: Lexi, two, Leila, nine weeks, Libby, 10, Logan, five and Lacey, 9


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Samantha took pictures with her partner Craig and the five youngest children from left: Lexie, two, Leila, nine weeks, Libby, 10, Logan, five and Lacey, 9



A girl sitting on the sidewalk: Samantha painted her daughter Leela shortly after giving birth.  After meeting the doctor she felt she had a chest infection, Samantha has been told that she may have a few months to live now


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Samantha was portrayed shortly after giving birth to her daughter Leela. After meeting the doctor she felt she had a chest infection, Samantha has been told that she may have a few months to live now

After initially trying to raise just £ 1,000, the family is inundated with goodwill, with their total now losing up to £ 15,000 in donations from strangers.

He said: ‘I don’t know how Mummy is managing to stay so positive, she is amazing. Mummy was fine during pregnancy.

‘I am a carer and she is helping me with her three children. We have always known that Mummy’s chest is weak but we were not expecting that news. ‘

Kayra, along with 26-year-old older brother Nathan, have children from Samantha’s previous relationship, while she shared five children, Libby 10, Lacey, nine, Logan, five, Lexie, two, and Lila, along with 11-year-old partner Craig did.

Her eldest daughter revealed that her mother had decided to stop life insurance at the family’s home two years earlier, meaning that the family would have to continue to find a way to pay the mortgage when Samantha died. .



A man and a child pose for the camera: The mother-in-law says that her biggest fear is the family lost in the house, in which she has created many precious memories (pictured with son Logan).


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The mother-in-law says that her biggest fear is the family lost in the house, in which she holds many precious memories (pictured with son Logan).

“It may just sound like bricks and mortar but this is where our memories were made …”

On Samantha Raja’s death, he leaves home at the prospect of his family

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In the devastating news that she now has only months instead of years to live, Samantha posted on the GoFundMe page: ‘I was expecting a different result, but now it’s time to give my kids some last precious memories .

‘Unfortunately Baby Leela will never miss me, but on the other hand she will not be hurt like the rest of the people and I will be grateful for that.’

He said: ‘The idea of ​​uprooting him from his family’s house after his departure makes me absolutely upset.

‘It may sound just like bricks and mortar, but this is where our memories remain. It was a family full of joy and laughter and it was difficult for me to say that because of me I am going to make a cruel change in the lives of my children. . ‘

Samantha and Craig, who are not currently married, say they hope to be able to walk down the aisle soon.

Click here to donate to Samantha’s GoFundme page

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