Watch Disney Princesses Bring Magic to a 3-Year-Old Cancer Patient


Madelynn Nelson, 3, was re-diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma two months ago following a period of remission, WLTX 19 reports. Because Madelynn’s favorite thing in the world is Disney princesses, The Make-A-Wish Foundation had planned to take her to Disney World at the end of the month. Sadly, Madelynn is not responding to chemotherapy and doctors think she may not live long enough to make the trip.

So Disney World came to her.

On a remarkable night in Irmo, South Carolina, Madelynn and her family received a visit from the Disney princesses themselves.

“I have just been praying for us to get to tonight so she can experience it,” Madelynn’s mother, Amanda Nelson, told WLTX. She says her family’s focus is on creating lasting memories with Madelynn and making every day a meaningful one.

See footage from Madelynn’s visit with the princesses in the video below:

To read more about Madelynn’s diagnosis, click here or search the hashtag #teammadelynn.

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