Amelia and Ella have a special bond. When Ella met Amelia in kindergarten, the fact that she was different never mattered to her. Ella just wanted to help her friend.
“She is really going good with her leg braces which I’m happy,” said 6-year-old Ella. “I’m raising money for her so she can buy things, which is hard to buy with her own money.”
Ella has held fundraisers to raise money for Amelia and her family, but Ella isn’t the only one who wants to help Amelia. In October 2021, Amelia was diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease called metachromatic leukodystrophy or MLD.
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