9-year-old cancer patient raises nearly $250K for Make-A-Wish Foundation

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Posted on December 24, 2012 at 9:25 AM

Updated Monday, Dec 24 at 12:26 PM

LESSBURG - A nine-year-old Virginia girl with an inoperable brain tumor is getting her wish to see Paris. Because the Make-A-Wish Foundation made her dream come true, she wanted to do her part for other children facing life-threatening illnesses.

Gabriella Miller has worked through social media sites to get letters sent to Santa through Macy's department stores. The store donated $1.00 for each card sent to Santa through store mailboxes.

The fourth grader from Leesburg was on had as Macy's gave a check for nearly a quarter-of-a-million dollars.

 

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