Arkansas mother asks for cards for toddler with terminal illness

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An Arkansas mother is asking for love and support for her 16-month-old daughter who has just weeks to live.

KFSM reports that 16-month-old Lucille French was diagnosed with Krabbe Leukodystrophy a year ago. Nih.gov states it's an inherited condition that affects the nervous system.

Doctors originally gave Lucille 13 months to live, and her body is now shutting down. 

KFSM reporter Erika Thomas said in a Facebook post that a hospice nurse estimated the girl would live for up to two more weeks. That post was eight days ago. 

Lucille's mother, Tenessa, is asking for cards for her daughter's half-birthday, which is on April 24. But Lucille might not make it until then.

Here's where you can send cards: 

Lucille French
5432 County Road 5440
Ozone, Arkansas 72854

You can also Follow the Lucille's Prayer Warriors Facebook group for updates.

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