8 year old girl who got caroling wish dies

Written by The Associated Press | Dec 25, 2013 10:00 AM

Photo by Wikicommons user Niki K

(West Reading) --  A terminally ill girl who received support from thousands of Christmas carolers over the weekend has died.

Family spokesman Christopher Winters says 8-year-old Delaney Brown of West Reading ``passed away quietly with her loving family by her side'' early Christmas morning.

He says the family is requesting privacy now ``to celebrate their daughter's life and to mourn her loss.''

Delaney, nicknamed Laney, was diagnosed in May with a rare form of leukemia.

Thousands gathered outside her home Saturday night to fulfill her wish for a huge holiday singalong.

An update posted on the ``Team Laney'' Facebook page says, ``My heart breaks right now. Our little angel on earth earned her pink glittery angel wings in heaven. ... I miss her so much already.''

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