Emily and I went to Target today to look for CUTE barrettes(no luck! anyone have any tips? They need to be able to fit in a little amount of hair and actually stay!)
As we were walking down the isle we saw a little girl walking towards us with a MASK on!!! Emily was so excited. We stopped and talked with her. She is a 9 year old from Highland with Leukemia. She had a transplant in January and came home 1 week ago.
The two girls talked for a few minutes and showed each other their central lines. They were the same color! (Emily liked that!)
It was so fun to watch them talking together. Emily was so excited to meet someone else who had a bone marrow transplant. She couldn't stop talking about it!
As we were buying our things the cashier told Emily she read about a little girl just like her. I asked her if it was in the paper yesterday and she said, "Well, yes!" When I told her it was Emily she laughed and said she thought she looked familiar.
When we were in the parking lot a lady stopped to wish Emily good luck with everything. She explained that she read the article in the paper.
Emily LOVED that people recognized her...
...It was a very exciting and unique day at Target...