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SPD and Make-A-Wish help little girl become hero for a day

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Sierra Shank became a hero for a day with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the SPD. Sierra Shank became a hero for a day with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the SPD.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Thanks to the Make A Wish foundation, a young girl in Spokane dealing with cancer got to put her worries aside for a day to become a hero.

7-year-old Sierra Shank became Officer Shank for a day, and she quickly earned the respect of her fellow SPD officers - nabbing a notorious crook who's been a menace to society.

Sierra has been battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma for the past year, but for a day, Sierra just wanted to battle criminals. Make A Wish and SPD teamed up to fulfill that dream.

Sierra proved to be a brave and courageous young officer, not afraid to stare down danger. At the end of the day, Sierra was met with cheers at City Hall where the Mayor praised her crime-fighting efforts.

Sierra's mom tells KHQ's Stephanie Vigil that Sierra is now in remission, and will be monitored carefully by doctors for the next two years. 

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