6-Year-Old Sarasota Girl Beats Brain Cancer, Gets Wish Granted For a Puppy
Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, says that 6-year-old Ava Melberth battled brain cancer and recently went through two surgeries, six weeks of radiation, and seven months of chemotherapy. All along she has been wishing for a Puppy.
All the while, however, Little Ava never gave up hope for better times, especially ones that would include a yellow Lab puppy.
Now that she is recovering, Make-A-Wish says her wish was granted. More than a hundred people carried homemade signs of encouragement, cheered, and chanted Ava’s name as part of a surprise celebration that culminated in the delivery of “Kiki,” a yellow Lab puppy that was delivered by a neighborhood ice cream truck.
Ava’s mom says she was blown away by the support her family saw Sunday from the Sarasota community and is excited about the next chapter in her family’s life with a new friend by their side.
Tears were everywhere as she was hugging her new puppy and smiling…