Like a Disney fairy tale: 4-year-old cancer survivor gets dream vacation after all

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By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 12:47 EDT, 4 August 2012 | Updated: 15:10 EDT, 4 August 2012

McKenna May, a Ohio woman who has spent astir her life battling cancer, is getting her dream vacation.

After her begetter refused to motion a Make-a-Wish consent shape past month, family members raised money connected their ain to salary for nan trip.

'It's really exciting,' McKenna's mother, Whitney Hughes, told Fox News Orlando. 'It's besides benignant of a daze factor, too.'

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 4-year-old McKenna May will get her dream picnic aft family and friends raised money

Disney princess: 4-year-old McKenna May will get her dream picnic aft family and friends raised money

McKenna was diagnosed pinch leukemia successful 2010.

Last month, William May, nan girl's father, opposed nan travel to Disney. He said that nan picnic should spell to kids who are terminal.

'I'm not saying she hasn't been done a lot,' he told Fox. 'But possibly she should get a plaything group aliases something.'

 McKenna May's begetter refused to motion a Make-a-Wish consent shape that would nonstop he woman to Disney World aft battling leukemia

Battling disease: McKenna May's begetter refused to motion a Make-a-Wish consent shape that would nonstop he woman to Disney World aft battling leukemia

The Make-a-Wish instauration initially granted nan girl, who lives successful Haskins, Ohio, $3,500 (£2,235) to money nan holiday.

It's nan Make-a-Wish foundation's argumentation to require 2 parental signatures, successful bid to forestall family issues aliases custody battles.

Mark Hiegel, nan nationalist communications head for nan instauration told Fox that had ne'er heard of a lawsuit wherever a genitor denied nan picnic because a kid was 'too healthy'.

To raise nan basal funds, 2 of McKenna's nephews sold popsicles. Another boy sold $500 worthy of candy bars to thief salary for nan vacation.

 McKenna May will meet Mickey Mouse and eat a batch of crystal pick connected her sojourn to Disney

Wish granted: McKenna May will meet Mickey Mouse and eat a batch of crystal pick connected her sojourn to Disney

Jamie's Dream Team, a Pennsylvania-based non-profit that helps those who are suffering from disabilities, superior unwellness aliases trauma, is sponsoring McKenna's trip.

'I had religion that it would (happen),' Hughes said. 'But I didn't deliberation it would hap this fast.'

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