8-year-old girl with cancer uses Make-A-Wish to clean up trash


KANSAS CITY, MO (WDAF) – A brave, bright young girl is battling brain cancer. The Make-A-Wish Foundation and others came together Saturday to grant Amelia Meyer’s wish. What she chose has touched many people and driven them to action.

Running across a field, playing with friends, enjoying some rare February sunshine; for Amelia Meyer, it’s just another day in the park. Her mother Jill Meyer said, “She’s always been that kid I cannot get inside.”

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What you can’t see under the pink hat and bright blue eyes is an eight-year-old girl fighting her way through brain cancer. Amelia’s best friend Samantha Asquith said, “I know some kids might want to go to Disney World and stuff, or meet famous people, but I really feel like Amelia picked the right wish.”

Click here to read the rest of Amelia’s story at fox4kc.com.