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Elspeth Moore lays in her bed while her father, Steven, lays on the floor. His little girl’s sick, so he stays by her side in the hope that she gets some rest. In just a few minutes, though, he’ll hear her take her last breaths. But before that moment, she says her final three words, and it’s a heartbreaking statement, to say the least.

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Elspeth’s parents knew that their five-year-old daughter hadn’t been herself in the week-and-a-half prior to her passing. What started as lethargy – which they credited to the summer 2018 heatwave in Lymington, England – gave way to stomach aches. Then, the little one’s teachers sent her home from school as she was suffering from diarrhea.

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