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Flying ‘angels’ rally around Reno cancer patient


8-year-old Emily Zimmerman is a frequent flyer with Angel Flight West, and recently heard some great news from her pediatrician at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital on the grounds of Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. After battling a brain tumor since last October, her scans had come back clean.

“It’s like being on Team Emily — you share strength and support while working through the challenges, and then the elation and genuine happiness when those challenges are overcome. It’s been a privilege and an honor to be a part of Emily’s journey.”
– AFW Member/Co-Pilot Jackie Gaertner

To read more about Emily’s inspiring story, please check out this great article by guest author Kathleen Masser for the Reno Gazette Journal.

You can follow Emily and her story on her Facebook Page.

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