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Fredericksburg Members Help 3-Year-old Celebrate Cancer-Free Year
Story by Susan Ware
Tracy Glock holds her 3-year-old daughter, Kira who has been cancer free for the past year.
Wanting to help little Kira in anyway they could, Potomac Conference’s Fredericksburg members came together two years ago to host a sacred benefit concert on Kira’s behalf. Fredericksburg members not only helped raised money for Kira’s cancer treatment, they also took turns visiting with her and her family.
With her illness behind them, Kira’s parents, Tracy and John, wore smiles of relief, happiness and pride as they described their daughter’s accomplishments. Kira is now walking, learning to use utensils and saying many new words, including “horse,” which is one of her favorite animals. She can also say, “Thank you” in sign language and her golden locks have grown back.
At the birthday celebration, Kira was wearing an orange gown, and was delighted with the festivities, which included a delicious spread of food, birthday cake and orange ribbon sugar cookie party favors. Guests, especially Kira’s little sister, 18-month-old Allina, enjoyed whacking at the horse piñata.
“A special thank you to all those that prayed for Kira during her battle with leukemia,” said John and Tracy.
Tracy, Kira, Allina and John Glock pose for a family picture during Kira’s birthday celebration.
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