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Dickinson girl, 5, succumbs to cancer - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

December 18, 2014

Dickinson girl, 5, succumbs to cancer

Posted: Sunday, May 4, 2014 12:25 am

DICKINSON — Claire Lankford, the young Dickinson girl who drew hundreds to her neighborhood in February to make her feel like a princess, died Saturday. She was 5.

Claire was diagnosed in 2012 with rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer that forms in soft tissue. A first regimen of chemotherapy seemed to send the cancer into remission. But the cancer returned in January.

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