Two-and-a-half-year-old Ellie Walton, right, her older sister, Ava, and their mom, Sarah Walton, horse around at home in August. Ellie has undergone chemotherapy and had 15 surgeries for multiple ailments and turned 3 years old last week.
Two-and-a-half-year-old Ellie Walton, right, her older sister, Ava, and their mom, Sarah Walton, horse around at home in August. Ellie has undergone chemotherapy and had 15 surgeries for multiple ailments and turned 3 years old last week. Peter Haley Staff file
Two-and-a-half-year-old Ellie Walton, right, her older sister, Ava, and their mom, Sarah Walton, horse around at home in August. Ellie has undergone chemotherapy and had 15 surgeries for multiple ailments and turned 3 years old last week. Peter Haley Staff file

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