Veronica Ramirez, left, smiles at Bella, inside her late-son’s bedroom as the sun goes down on March 28, 2018.
“Every day I try to watch the sunset in Nikko’s room,” Ramirez says. “Bella prays with me at night. She always asks God to help me with my pain. I feel like I need to heal for Bella, because she sees me suffering. I guess we bounce off each other, because she really helps my husband and I.”