KUWAIT: Shaima Al-Eidi takes a selfie with HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Bayan Palace yesterday. – Amiri Diwan

KUWAIT: A young Kuwaiti woman fighting cancer said yesterday she got a glimmer of hope after her meeting with HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Meeting the Amir was a childhood dream that came true, Shaima Al-Eidi said after the encounter, where she bestowed upon the Amir a certificate dealing with Kuwait’s humanitarian contributions. She also handed HH the Amir a copy of a book she had written about the need to generate awareness of childhood cancer, in addition to a website she launched welcoming stem cell donations to help children fight cancer. She expressed her appreciation over the “fatherly advice” HH the Amir had given her. – KUNA