3-Year-Old Minnesota Girl Gets Parade On Last Day of Chemo
PRIOR LAKE (AP) -- A 3-year-old Minnesota girl who has been battling cancer for two-thirds of her life got to celebrate on her last day of chemotherapy _ with the help of fire trucks and decorated cars.
Family and friends couldn't hold a party for Mabel Franks because of social distancing restrictions due to COVID-19, so they held a parade in her Prior Lake cul-de-sac.
Mabel smiled and waved from her father's arms. Mabel had acute lymphoblastic leukemia and has been receiving chemo since she was 14 months old.
Her final treatment was a pill, and family members watched and cheered through video chat as she swallowed the medication.