Honored Kid

Shelly Thornton

Shelly Thornton Kid Photo


Akron, OH, US



Date of Diagnosis

July 2007


Passed away

Treated At

Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

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My Story

Shelly's love of life was exhibited in all that she did. Her quick wit and winning smile made people instantly fall for this precious child. Her ability to ignore her disease amazed everyone. She loved everyone, and freely gave hugs to new friends. Visit Shelly website www.caringbridge.org/visit/shellythornton

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