Tearful police chief swears in Texas girl battling cancer - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Tearful police chief swears in Texas girl battling cancer

(Source: Freeport Police Department) (Source: Freeport Police Department)
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FREEPORT, TX (KXXV) -

A Texas police chief swore in a young girl who has been battling cancer for two years as an honorary officer of the Freeport Police Department.

Abigail Rose Arias was sworn in on Thursday night by Police Chief Ray Garviey.

Garviey was emotional as Abigail took the oath to continue fighting the "bad guys" until she is cancer free.

Community members joined Abigail's family for a celebration after she took the oath.

Abigail is fighting a Wilms tumor, also known as nephroblastoma. It is the most common type of kidney cancer in children, according to Cancer.org.

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