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Make-A-Wish 'kid' writes to spread hope for children fighting illness

Mar 20, 2017

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Make-A-Wish 'kid' writes to spread hope for children fighting illness

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She knows these kids because she used to be just like them. But she made it through, even though it looked like she might not. So, when she writes about them, she focuses not on the thing trying to kill them, but on “the person they are going to become.”

“It's hard seeing what they go through,” said Francesca Dabecco, 20, of Robinson. “Sometimes I get survivor's guilt: Why me and not them? You always ask why and there's never an answer.

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