Soccer superstar David Beckham often takes his three sons to visit sick children in hospital so they remain grounded and realise how lucky they are.
The sports ace wants his children with wife Victoria - Brooklyn, 11, Romeo, eight and Cruz, five - to see what life can be like for families struggling with personal trauma.
During a visit to L.A. Children's Hospital with his L.A. Galaxy team mates, Beckham tells British TV show Daybreak, "My boys have come to hospital visits before and as hard as it is, you know, it's important that they see... you know, what life is like sometimes.
"It's difficult at times, especially obviously for the parents of the children that are ill and that don't have long to live... I think that it's important that my children see that."