Wish comes true for 3-year-old cancer survivor


A 3-year-old cancer survivor is having her special wish granted.

Diagnosed with leukemia at age 1, Sophie Prichard of Fairborn now is in remission and doesn’t want to meet a celebrity or take a trip to Disney World.

Sophie’s wish: a bed of her own. She has never had one and had been sleeping with her mother, even duringchemotherapy.

The Special Wish Foundation, based in Dayton, is similar to the Make A Wish Foundation.

The Special Wish Foundation contacted Morris Home Furnishings, which invited Sophie to the Ashley furniture store, owned by Morris.

Management had her pick out a bed and mattress and then provided a complete bedroom suite and TV at no cost to her family. Delivery was scheduled for Wednesday.



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