Mother leaves heartwarming note for daughter before dying of cancer

A young woman whose mother passed away from cancer is getting some much-needed comfort from an unlikely source: her late mom.

Hannah Summers, an 18-year-old nursing student who just started her first year of college, had lost her mother Peggy to kidney cancer on Oct. 31, Huffington Post reports. But just a short while later, Hannah discovered that her mother, who was only 55 when she passed, had previously written a touching letter of encouragement and advice for each of her children, to be opened in the event of her death.

"Mom wrote us all letters before her surgery, thinking things could go wrong," wrote Hannah in a Facebook post she shared on Wednesday. "Although she made it through her surgery, she passed 4 months later."

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