VENICE, Fla. — A 5-year-old girl from North Venice has been through so much over the last year.
Kinsley Peacock was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive eye cancer called retinoblastoma.
“It’s a moment that’s often described as every parents’ worst nightmare. It’s hard to even process, you know, hearing the words that your child has cancer. But, ultimately, there’s over 40 kids a day that just here in the U.S. that hear those same words.” Kinsley’s father Adam Peacock told 10News.
Wednesday, she was the guest of honor at a holiday party in Lakewood Ranch filled with pink, purple and unicorns. Some of the other guests wore t-shirts inspired by her style.
And the party is just the beginning.
She's headed on a Disney cruise thanks to Make-A-Wish. She got a new suitcase in preparation for the trip.
Her birthday is later this month so it will be extra special to celebrate the new year.
Over the last three decades, Make-a-Wish has granted more than 12,000 wishes here in south-central Florida.
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