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Riley families benefit from Dance Marathon

By Alaina King

Mickey Deputy had open heart surgery when she was 10 months old and was diagnosed with leukemia at age seven.

Riley Lesh was born 15 weeks premature, spent 90 days in the NICU, and had a benign tumor removed from her shoulder.

Between six months and a year old, Ella McBride  stopped growing, had heart failure, and an auto kidney transplant.

Although these stories are unique, these girls had one thing in common: being treated at Riley Children’s Hospital.

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