Thousands of carolers sing to terminally ill girl


On Saturday, thousands of carolers granted the wish of a terminally ill 8-year-old girl when they surrounded her home in West Reading, Penn., and sang holiday tunes.

Delaney Brown was diagnosed with leukemia in May of this year, according to her family’s fundraising website. Since then, she’s undergone several chemotherapy treatments and a stem cell transplant.

Brown’s parents have documented their daughter’s journey on a Facebook page called Team Laney, which has more than 95,000 likes.

On December 17, the family shared devastating news: Doctors had given Brown only a few weeks to live.

“We will be taking her home on hospice tomorrow and will be trying to let her have as much fun as she can handle,” the family wrote. “Please pray for a miracle. We will be spending every second with her till God decides he needs another beautiful angel up in heaven.”


Prayers offered.

This breaks my heart.


I’ll be sure to pray a Chaplet of Saint Michael and a Rosary for her.


Ave Maria x3 for her. She will be remembered in my next rosary.


What a beautiful thing for them to do.


Agreed. It is so refreshing to hear of something like what these people are doing for this little girl. My prayers are with her and her family.


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