7-Year-Old Girl With Terminal Illness Wants Letters From Dogs

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Emma Mertnes from Wisconsin is fighing an inoperable brain tumor, and all she wants is letters and photos from dogs. 

GoFundMe page has been created on her behalf. It explains that Emma is fighting a very rare brain tumor called DIPG. She was diagnosed on January 23. 

The GoFundMe page exceeded its goal of $100,000 after Emma’s story went viral.

While money is necessary to help pay medical bills, she really wants to see dogs. There was a message posted on a Facebook group for animal rescues that said, “Emma Mertens is a 7-year-old little girl who is terminally ill and wants comfort in the form of letters from dogs.”

You can send letters to:

Emma Mertens
PO Box 220
Hartland, WI 53029

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