PROVIDENCE, RI (CBS) – Five-year-old Arianna Taft loves Disney princesses. When a local photographer heard about her brave fight with cancer, she gave her the dress up play date of her dreams. And even bought the costumes.
“It’s incredible that something that takes such a small amount of time out of my day, or my week, can have such a powerful impact,” said Ashley Richer. “It gives them their own sense of hope cause they’re so small and they can believe in magic a little bit more.”
For Richer it’s important to create magical moments for children. A few years ago, one of her son’s best friends passed away from a terminal illness. Richer honors her spirit by helping kids like Arianna live out a fairytale photoshoots.
Arianna was diagnosed with an advanced form kidney cancer back in