Julia had been saving to buy her first car when a tumor was found in her hip. It’s been removed but she now faces the daunting task of going through chemotherapy. So the community, who raised thousands of dollars to make sure Thursday, on her sixteenth birthday, Julia got the surprise of a lifetime.
Homemade signs pointed the way for hundreds of friends, neighbors, and strangers ready to show their love for a young girl named Julia Mitchell taking on the fight of her life.
“So excited,” said Katey McPherson.
“Delivery time,” said Sandra Row.
A week ago, Katey wrote a simple Facebook post from the heart, sharing Julia’s journey over the last six months battling a rare form of cancer. She’d never met Julia herself but struck up a friendship with her mom online.