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Tuesday
Sep292015

Young Canadian Cancer Patient Gets Her Wish

UniversalImagesGroup/Getty Images(EDMONTON, Alberta) -- A Canadian girl fighting leukemia got to save the day as “Spider Mabel.”

Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, six-year-old Mabel Tooke hit the streets of Edmonton Tuesday dressed as her favorite superhero for a day.

After Edmonton Oilers hockey player Andrew Ference was “kidnapped,” the police appeared on television asking for Tooke’s help and the mayor granted her special powers. Tooke eventually found Ference at the zoo.

Tooke says she often reads the “Spider-Man” comics during leukemia treatments.

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