5-year-old girl who's losing sight will get to visit Rome

Aug 08, 2015 890

by Mitch Stacy

The parents who created a "visual bucket list" for their 5-old-old daughter who's slowly going blind started by showing her wondrous sights close to their Ohio home. They never dreamed she'd get to see Rome someday. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Myers and her family will travel to Italy sometime next spring thanks to Turkish Airlines, whose general manager was touched by the little girl's story and her parents' wish that she see many amazing things before a rare genetic condition robs her of her sight, or most of it.

The airline offered up round-trip tickets to anywhere in the world, and the family — from Bellville, Ohio, 60 miles north of Columbus — chose one of the most visual places they could think of.

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Source: http://www.kansascity.com/

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