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two years of battling leukemia Tessa Brantley told make a wish
foundation of middle Tennessee that all she wanted was a beach vacation
with her family.
Make-A-Wish foundation worked for more than
a month to make her wish come true and next week little Tessa will be
catching the waves with her family on the beach in South Carolina.
Brantley says, "We have all gone through this together and for us all
to experience this together is really cool together have a chance to do
something that she has never done that she has wanted to.”
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee will grant more wishes than ever before.
This year alone they will grant more than one hundred and ten wishes.
Monday, July 30 2012, 06:37 AM CDT
Body found in Percy Priest Lake
May 25, 2013 20:14 GMT
SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say a body has been found in Percy Priest Lake in Middle Tennessee.
WSMV-TV (http://bit.ly/16gYKys) reports officials with Metro Police, the Office of Emergency Management and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency were at the scene Saturday at Hole In The Wall Island. The body was reported to authorities about 11 a.m.
TWRA officials say they believe the deceased man is a boater who disappeared in the lake two weeks ago.
Police said the agencies coordinated with each other to get a boat in the water and recover the body.
Information from: WSMV-TV, http://www.wsmv.com/
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