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Girl granted wish with Frozen themed celebration

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Let It Go could be heard through the hallways of one Jonesboro school as a wish was granted.

Jonesboro Public Schools raised money and put on quite the show at Microsociety Magnet School Thursday.

With the help of Elsa, Ana, and Olaf, a Paragould girl was granted her wish.

Analeigh Laws, 5-years-old, was diagnosed with Juvenile Dermatomyositis on July 1, 2015.

“Breaks down to a muscular and skin disease,” April Laws, Analeigh’s mom, said. “It’s autoimmune, so her body is fighting itself.”

The Laws family lives a busy life with the added stresses of steroid treatments, chemo injections, and monthly visits to Arkansas Children's Hospital.

But Thursday, Analeigh was greeted with several Frozen musical numbers and a surprise she’s been hoping for.

“Your wish has been granted on behalf of Jonesboro Public Schools and the Make a Wish Foundation,” said the Microsociety Principal. “You get to go to Disney World.”

After the announcement, family and friends were treated to a Frozen themed party equipped with cupcakes, popcorn, family t-shirts, Frozen pajamas, and personalized water that read Melted Snow: Some people are worth melting for, Analeigh.

Analeigh, along with her mom April, her dad Josh, and little sister Ripleigh, head to Disney World free of charge in two weeks.

Laws said this is truly a blessing.

“It will be amazing,” Laws said. “Analeigh will get to be a normal kid, get to play, just a much-needed break for our entire family to get away and have some good quality family time.”

The Laws family couldn't thank everyone enough for supporting them through this journey.

“To have support from complete strangers is absolutely amazing,” Laws said. “The people that have donated their time for our family, and then of course the people that are in our family and our friends that are here today that took off work, pulled their kids out of school, just for us, it’s just amazing.”

Laws said they can't wait to go to the happiest place on earth.

“We are beyond blessed,” Laws said. “We just can’t even say enough for Make-A-Wish. Make-A-Wish has changed our lives.”

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