A young local cancer patient got the trip of lifetime this Thanksgiving.
Teryn Buster, a 10-year-old who lives in Lithonia, has suffered from sickle-cell anemia since she was 3 months old. Earlier this year, she developed germ cell cancer.
Teryn had a tumor removed recently and is undergoing therapy at the Aflac Cancer Center in Atlanta. She got a break from her treatments with a special trip to New York City.
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Teryn, her mother, Tiffany, and her grandmother, Linda, visited New York for the first time.
They went on a carriage ride, to a candy store, the Disney store and on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Macy’s Parade studio.
Teryn also go to help unveil the Aflac Duck “Balloonicle” for the parade.
“It was just awesome. I loved it,” Teryn said.