Girl who raised awareness for cancer gets diagnosis of her own

January 2, 2015 5:36 PM

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Girl who raised awareness for cancer gets diagnosis of her own

A 12-year-old Indiana girl who has spent her life giving back to her community is now on the receiving end after getting a devastating diagnosis on Thanksgiving.

Mikayla Donahue, who has volunteered at awareness walks, remained active in her church community and once cut her hair to donate to Locks of Love— an organization dedicated to providing wigs for children— is fighting for her life after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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