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Mom goes to prom in memory of daughter's "last wish"



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A mother whose daughter died of bone cancer at age 14 went to her prom in her memory.

Sarah Griffiths, 44, went to Daisy's prom on Monday with her daughter's friends as a "special celebration".

Islwyn High School pupil Daisy died from Ewing Sarcoma ̵

1; a rare form of bone cancer – in May 2017. [19659004] Mrs. Griffiths, from Blackwood in Caerphilly County, said that Daisy said her one of her last desires was that "go see my brothers grow up".

Mrs Griffiths went to the school protocol with her nine-year-old son Zak and a group of Daisy friends.

She said she was "overwhelmed" when one of Daisy's best friends invited her to go.

"I asked her how she would feel and she said" we wouldn't want to do it without you, "Mrs Griffiths said." It was so special. "

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Sarah went to prom at Bryn Meadows Hotel with Daisy friends

Daisy was diagnosed in July 2015 after she started having spasms.

Despite chemotherapy and proton beam therapy, the family learned that her cancer was incurable in January 2017 and she died on May 1 that year.

"She was an incredibly little girl and so beautiful. If anyone were to come through it, it would be her," said Mrs Griffiths.

"She always played through everything."

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Sarah Griffiths said Daisy was "always smiling"

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Sarah said she was "overwhelmed" when one of Daisy's best friends invited her to go to prom

Mrs Griffiths announced that the last dance she shared with Daisy was on an event her friends had organized called Daisy Dance.

Under Griffiths, Mrs Griffiths was announced as a special guest and gave a lot of flowers. ] "She was so bad and we didn't think she would, but she had a second wind," she said.

"I asked if she wanted to dance with me and she put her crutches down and wobbled at me and we danced and talked to the song Stand By Me.

" It wasn't until after the funeral when the song came and it hit me that was our last dance. It was a special moment. "

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Sarah Griffiths has raised more than $ 36,000 for charity since Daisy's death, which she says" keeps me going "


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