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6-year-old with cancer sworn in as honorary police officer

AP  |  Freeport (US) 

A 6-year-old Houston-area girl with cancer had a dream come true when she was sworn in as an

Police in Freeport, Texas, tweeted details of Thursday's ceremony for (AR'-ee-ahs). Chief (gar-ee-VAY') had learned of Abigail's interest in and swore her in.

Abigail has Wilms' tumor, a type of childhood cancer that starts in the kidneys.

Abigail wore a custom-made police uniform and stood on a stepladder as she raised her right hand while the administered the oath. is a city of about 12,000 located 50 miles (80.46 kilometers) south of

Uniformed officers from a number of agencies were on hand for the ceremony.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 00:30 IST
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