Girl fighting rare brain tumor gets major support from the Chiefs

Girl fighting rare brain tumor gets major support from the Chiefs

Posted: Aug 9, 2019 7:23 AM
Updated: Aug 9, 2019 7:23 AM

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a 10-year-old st. joseph girl who is battling with a rare brain tumor had the chance to forget about all that today. as kq2 news continues to follow the story of oak grove 5th grader whitney wells, and today, she was the kansas city chiefs' number one fan at training camp. kq2's vanessa alonso was there for it all.... <<open nat sound: patrick introducing it's every kid's dream to meet a like the m-v-p himself chiefs quarterback that dream came true on whitney wells scott father: "it's been awesome with all compassion from coming to sign hi and take humbling." back in may, parents were that she was rare brain tumor called d.i.p.g. spent most of st. jude hospital in treatment. the community has been behind them way. wells/whitney's amazing. we don't even know what to tara mother: "i just hope that that we and work together to make our community an even better place." when the chiefs heard the news of whitney's fight, they invited the wells to come spend them at training camp. they even got to meet with head coach andy reid and players travis kelce and both mahomes and kelce wore bracelets to show their support.tara wells/whitney's mother: "clearly that illustrates those gentlemen have huge hearts. they certainly today expressed themselves being behind whitney as journey." for the wells family, whitney's fight has not their family stronger but also give them continue the fight.tara wells/whitney's want her to feel like a normal kid. continue to do the loves and to find new interests and new loves as we continue this reporting from st. joseph...i'm vanessa alonso the wells family will be heading to cincinnati in two weeks for whitney's treatment. the facebook group "fight for whitney" has raised over 37-thousands dollars for the family -- you can find the link to the group on kq2 dot com.
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