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Cancer patient has princess-themed birthday

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A little girl diagnosed with cancer had her birthday wish come true on Saturday.

Emily Waseman, 9, from Beloit, Ohio is has been battling a brain tumor for the past two years. Waseman had eight operations according to WKBN in Ohio and on Saturday, Waseman celebrated her birthday as Princess Emily.

Wishes Can Happen, an organization granting wishes to young people who have life-threatening illness, organized a princess-themed birthday party for Waseman and had hundreds of people gather to celebrate with her.

A horse-carriage to the “ball,” a drive by the historical Glamogran Castle in Alliance, Ohio, and a party for a princess left Waseman’s family emotional. “I appreciate everything they have done,” said Brain Waseman, Emily’s father. The mayor of Beloit participated in the festivities and proclaimed the day “Emily Waseman Day.”

Later in July, the family will head to Akron, Ohio for more tests and an update on how Emily is responding to her treatments.

“Emily will be here for the cure because we won’t give up,” said Stefani Waseman, Emily’s mother.

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