Special convocation at Alberta high school lets terminally-ill 8-year-old graduate

For an eight-year-old girl from Beaumont, Alta., a special high school graduation ceremony held just for her illustrated the power of making the most of every moment.

LaZerte (High School) enough, and the principal and staff, for letting us into their space and for giving my daughter this day cause it was just so fun to watch her laugh and have fun” said Janaya’s mother, Amanda Chekowski.

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