11-year-old leukemia patient hopes to take family to Disney World

SEPARATE TRIAL. MEANING TWO JURIES WILL BE SELECTED. AND 11 YEA ORLD SACRAMENTO GIRL IS ASKING OUR COMMUNITY FOR HELP TO SEND HER FAMILY TO DISNEY WORLD, BUT IT’S THE REASON WHY THAT WILL PLUL AT YOUR HEARTSTRINGS. KCRA’S ERIN BOOK HAS HER STORY AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. A LRIA VASQUEZ LIKE MOST KIDS HER AGE. SHE’S EXCITED FOR SUMMER THE CAMPING AREA BIG LAKE YOU CAN RENT. THERE’S REALLY GOOD ICE CRE,AM BUT THIS YEAR’S DIFFERENT. I TELL HER ALL THE TIME ALL THE TIME. SHE TGHAUT ME WHAT UETR STRENGTH IS THIS YEAR. SHE’LL BE IN REMISSION FOR THE LASTWO T YEARS. HAS BEEN FIGHTING B-CELL ACUTE LYHOMPBLASTIC LEUKEMIA. IT’S AN AGGRESSIVE AND RARE FORM OF BLOOD CANCER. IT’S KEPTER H OUT OF THE CLASSROOM AND AWAY FROM FRIENDS WHILE BALANCING ALL OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FOR TREATMENT. LET’S GET CHEMO. LET’S GET LUNG BAR PUNCTURES. WE HEAV TO DO ALL THIS OTHER THINGS AND IT’S HARD AND WE DO IT LIKE ALL THE TIME, BUT FINALLY THOSE TREATMENTS ARE COMING TO AN END. TECHNICALLY. SHE’LL BE IN REMISSION LEIK EVERYTHING SHOD ULBE CANCER-FREE. WHY DID I DO? AND AERFT BEING IN THE HOSPILTA AND AWAY FROM FRIENDS AND MOST OF HER SIBNGS,LI SHE’S BEEN GIVEN THE GO-AHEAD TO TRAVEL AND SHE HAS HER SIGHTS SET ON ONE PLACE DISNEY WORLD THE NONPROFIT ONE AT A TIME IS HELPING COLLECT THE MON ITEY WILL TAKE TO GET HER ENTIRE FAMILY OFIGHT E TO THE MOST MAGICAL PCELA ON EARTH THE FACT THAT PEOPLE CARE THAT MUCH. TO WANT US TO MAKE MEMORIES, YOU KNOW FOR HER OF THAT” WHAT TOUCHES MY HEART, YOU KW,NO BECAUSE THEY THROUGH A LOT THE GOAL. SAYS MAKGIN MEMORIES OUTSIDE OF THE HOSPITAL AND TO SPEND TIME WITH LOVED ONES. IT’S HOW ALIA WANTS TO CELEBRATE HER TWO-YEAR BATTLE WITH CANCER THAT SHE’S WON IN SACRANTMEO ERIN HEFT CASEY ARRAY 3 NEWS. AND INCREDIBLE YOUNG GIRL. THE LINK TO DONATE IS IN THIS STORY ON OUR KCR3 WEBSITE RIGHT NO W THE FAMILY’S GOAL TO REACH TO GET ELIAS FAMILY TO DISNEY WORLD IS VEFI THOUSAND DOLLARS ANY MONEY EXCEEDING THAT GOAL WILL BE

Sacramento 11-year-old leukemia patient hoping to take her family to Disney World reaches goal

The nonprofit organization, One At A Time, is collecting funds for Aliya’s trip. They reached their $5,000 goal.

Updated: 3:03 PM PDT Jun 13, 2022

An 11-year-old Sacramento girl with leukemia who has been hoping to raise enough money to take her family to Disney World has reached her goal. Known for spreading love and positivity, 11-year-old Aliya Vazquez is described by her family as a “survivor.”“I’ll tell her all the time, all the time, she taught me what true strength is,” said Jessica Andrus, Aliya’s mom.In April of 2020 Aliya’s mom, who works as a nurse, noticed abnormal bruises on Aliya, followed by other odd new symptoms like nose bleeds, and her daughter becoming exceedingly pale. Concerned, the family sought medical help and found that Aliya had developed an aggressive form of blood cancer, B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.”We have to get chemo, we have to get lumbar punctures, do all these other things, and it’s hard ,” Aliya said in an interview with KCRA 3. After two grueling years in and out of the hospital, Aliya is now scheduled for her final treatment on July 7.” So technically she’ll be in remission, she’ll be cancer- free,” said Aliya’s mom.The 11-year-old, now cleared to travel, wants to make memories outside of the hospital and has decided she wants to take her family of eight to Disney World.The nonprofit organization, One At A Time , has been collecting funds for Aliya’s trip. The goal was to reach $5,000. All money exceeding Aliya’s goal, the nonprofit will distribute to other young cancer patients.”I just want to spend time with my family,” Aliya said. In less than 24 hours after KCRA 3 told her story, she reached the goal.

An 11-year-old Sacramento girl with leukemia who has been hoping to raise enough money to take her family to Disney World has reached her goal.

Known for spreading love and positivity, 11-year-old Aliya Vazquez is described by her family as a “survivor.”

“I’ll tell her all the time, all the time, she taught me what true strength is,” said Jessica Andrus, Aliya’s mom.

In April of 2020 Aliya’s mom, who works as a nurse, noticed abnormal bruises on Aliya, followed by other odd new symptoms like nose bleeds, and her daughter becoming exceedingly pale. Concerned, the family sought medical help and found that Aliya had developed an aggressive form of blood cancer, B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

“We have to get chemo, we have to get lumbar punctures, do all these other things, and it’s hard,” said Aliya in an interview with KCRA 3.

After two grueling years in and out of the hospital, Aliya is now scheduled for her final treatment on July 7.

“So technically she’ll be in remission, she’ll be cancer-free,” said Aliya’s mom.

The 11-year-old, now cleared to travel, wants to make memories outside of the hospital and has decided she wants to take her family of eight to Disney World.

The nonprofit organization, One At A Time, has been collecting funds for Aliya’s trip. The goal was to reach $5,000. All money exceeding Aliya’s goal, the nonprofit will distribute to other young cancer patients.

“I just want to spend time with my family,” Aliya said.

In less than 24 hours after KCRA 3 told her story, she reached the goal.

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