Creating cards in Kamloops amid COVID-19

Friends and family get together to help mark 70th birthday of terminally ill man.

Diana Coleman (left) and Carla Kluss work to create homemade cards of cheer for Coleman’s husband, Al Coleman, who in hospital with late-stage lung cancer and turns 70 on Dec. 1.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing visits, friends and family have stuffed the many cards with their well wishes and a few lottery scratch tickets, which are one of Al’s small joys.

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