Emma’s Disney Wish Comes True!

Name: Emma
Age: 3
State: IL

Wish Kid

Emma suffers from retinoblastoma, which is a rapidly developing cancer that produces tumors in the retinas. In Emma’s case, it is bilateral, meaning she has it in both eyes. At six months old, Emma was started on chemotherapy treatments, cryotherapy and laser treatments. Unfortunately, surgeons had to remove her right eye and replace it with a prosthetic; she still has good sight in her left eye.

Emma wanted to meet Princess Cinderella at her castle in Disney World and that’s just what she did! Emma danced with Prince Charming, gave a hug to Cinderella and even met her stepmother and stepsisters! If there was any way for Emma’s smile to get wider, she would have tried she was so happy.

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