Smile of the Week
Hospice Patient Battles Cancer, Helps the Homeless
Last updated: Aug 24, 2016
Morrie Boogart, 91, is fighting skin cancer and a mass on his kidney while in hospice care. Despite his health issues, he’s managed to find time to knit hats for homeless people. In fact, he’s been doing this for the past 15 years, and has made over 8,000 knitted hats. Despite his illness, Boogart averages making one hat every two days.
Although he is confined to his room, he’s making a difference for so many lives outside of those four walls. “This has been the best thing that’s happened to me because I just stay in my room, “ he said.
What an amazing man!