The book contains skits at the beginning of each chapter to help people better understand and maybe relate in some small way… A life-limiting illness can be devastating. When Cherry Blossoms Bloom is intended to offer emotional support for those living with it. Among their greatest hurts is feeling of being left out by their family and friends instead of being loved and supported by them. Which may not be the case. When a person is diagnosed with a disease, their families can get so consumed with the diagnosis that they forget about the individual.