Caroline and Dean Orchard wanted to make sure that the belongings of their recently-departed daughter were in proper order. They were shocked when they found something hidden in the full-length mirror in her room.
12-year-old Athena Orchard knew that she was not long for this world when she was diagnosed with bone cancer. Because of this, she tried to think of a way to leave a comforting message to her family.
A few days after her death, her family was shocked after they found a 3,000 word letter hidden behind the full-length mirror in her room.
Athena wrote an inspiring message for her family asking them to stay positive even if they will not be able to spend the future together.