PHOTOS: Young girl battling cancer becomes pilot for a day at MacDill Air Force Base

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(Source: MacDill Air Force Base)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A 5-year-old girl battling cancer had dreamed of becoming a pilot. And this week, her dreams came true.

Ever Young became pilot-for-the-day at MacDill Air Force Base on Tuesday.

Young had lunch at the base and got to fly and land a flight simulator. She also got to tour the air traffic control tower and a KC-135 Stratotanker.

The event was made possible by MacDill and the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

MacDill shared pictures of Ever’s visit on their Facebook page.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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