Cancer patient, 3, celebrates last day of chemo, 1st Tigers game - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Young cancer patient celebrates last day of chemo, first Tigers game

Posted: Updated:
Photo of Ainsley provided to FOX 2 Photo of Ainsley provided to FOX 2
DETROIT (WJBK) - Monday was a very special day for young Ainsley.

The three-year-old and has been a patient of Dr. Jeffrey Taub's at Children's Hospital of Michigan since she was one.

Ainsley and her family live in Marquette, Mich. and have been commuting to Detroit every Monday for the past 22 weeks. However, Monday marked her last day of chemotherapy, and her very first Detroit Tigers game.

Ainsley's mom Patty Williams says her father surprised them all with tickets to the Tigers home opener. "She was super excited," said Patty, who noted that Ainsley had to get on the carousel right away.

Of course, she takes credit for the team's 4-3 win as well!

"She's doing great!" said Patty.
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • YOUR PHOTOS: First day of school 2014

    YOUR PHOTOS: First day of school 2014

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:08:59 GMT
    It's back to school day!Many kids are heading back to school today. Is yours? We'd love to see your Back to School photos.
    It's back to school day!Many kids are heading back to school today. Is yours? We'd love to see your Back to School photos.
  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:53:37 GMT
    The trial to determine whether bankrupt Detroit's restructuring plan will be approved began earlier this morning.

    The trial to determine whether bankrupt Detroit's restructuring plan will be approved began earlier this morning. Follow live Tweets from the courtroom here. >>
  • Pedigree dog food recall expanded

    Pedigree dog food recall expanded

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:55:19 GMT
    Pedigree Dog Food has announced it is expanding last week's voluntary recall of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to "the possible presence of a foreign material".
    Pedigree Dog Food has announced it is expanding last week's voluntary recall of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to "the possible presence of a foreign material".
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices