Homeowners group grants playhouse for young girl with cancer

3 years 7 months 1 week ago Friday, March 06 2015 Mar 6, 2015 Friday, March 06, 2015 4:23:02 AM CST March 06, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - A young girl with leukemia who asked for a playhouse in her backyard, but was denied after a homeowners association blocked it, will get her wish after all.

The homeowners group met Thursday to reconsider a "barn-style" playhouse proposal it had turned down for not having enough details. It said in a statement that its board has gathered more information after meeting with a construction group and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Although several details still have to be worked out, the group says 6-year-old Ella Joe Schultz can have the playhouse at her Raymore home.

Ella Joe's father said his daughter, who was in a hospital Thursday, was thrilled when she heard the news and that it turned her day around.

 

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