Girl with Rare Heart Disease Experiences a Dream Come True

By: Cathleen Moxley Email
By: Cathleen Moxley Email

Friday, we brought you the story about a dream coming true for a little girl with a rare heart disease. Sunday night, her wish was granted.

Friday, nine-year-old Cheyenne Smith found out she would be attending a Miley Cyrus concert.

Cheyenne is in need of a lung and heart transplant, and when Lea Ann Mason with Pioneer Home Medical heard Cheyenne's story, she didn't waste any time finding a way to get concert tickets.

So, Sunday night Cheyenne, her mom and Mason made their way to Cleveland for the big show.

"The look on her face was absolutely priceless when Miley first took the stage. It was fantastic. We got a really good picture for her of that. She sang and she danced and she enjoyed every minute of that concert," Mason said.

Mason says Cheyenne has dozens of pictures from the concert, which she plans to use for her new, special scrapbook.

The concert tickets were purchased by Invacare, a medical equipment company.


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  • by Brenda on Nov 18, 2009 at 02:01 PM
    I am happy for Cheyenne and her family. She lives next to my sister and I know she loves Miley Cyrus. God Bless you Cheyenne
  • by S Location: Marietta on Nov 18, 2009 at 05:17 AM
    Now this is a great story. My heart and prayers go out to this little girl and her family. God Bless you.
  • by Kimberly Location: Marietta,Ohio on Nov 17, 2009 at 09:40 PM
    I'm so happy for this little girl.
  • by anonamous on Nov 17, 2009 at 07:59 PM
    Good for her! These kids need all there dreams to come true.
  • by Can Location: WV on Nov 17, 2009 at 07:37 PM
    Is this the Century Aluminum article as promised on the news report to come here and read, because I'm not seeing it.
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