The Heart of Christmas is a touching true story of a boy named Dax Locke- Dax was six months old when he began showing signs of being very, very sick. His parents took him to doctor after doctor and eventually at fifteen months old he was diagnosed with AML M7 leukemia at St. Jude’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. The Heart of Christmas is a touching story of a family’s struggle with a devastating disease and the importance of spending the time with have on earth wisely.
Candace Cameron stars in this eye opening drama as a work at home mom who is having her own family problems. During Halloween, she is walking her child around a block when she notices someone putting up Christmas decorations. She inquires about this and is told about Dax’s struggle- She goes back home and then begins reading a blog dedicated to the story of Dax and his family.
This made for TV movie was a little slow to start, but as you begin to see the loving and heart wrenching struggles the families in this story, your heart begins to melt and you see the moral of the story and that looking at the world through a child’s eyes, with a child’s love can bridge almost any gap between people, and bring entire communities together.
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