Six-year-old Sawyer has spent the entire summer cooped up in the hospital for treatment and the one thing that would bring a smile to her face is a brand new playhouse in her backyard when she comes home.
For the past two months, Sawyer has been undergoing radiation treatments at St. Jude in Memphis after a large tumor was discovered on her brain.
Friends of Sawyer's mom say through her treatment Sawyer has been a trooper.
"It's hard to watch a 6-year-old fight so hard for her life," said Laurie Morris.
Morris and Shannan Castleberry have been keeping up with Sawyer’s progress on Facebook, and remark at her bravery, and positive attitude. Both women said the videos showing a Sawyer celebrating her birthday and making jokes in the hospital show off her attitude.
"To go through what she's going through, I don't think I as an adult could ever have the attitude that she has. She is just so spunky, she just has this fire to her," said Castleberry.
Despite her fighting spirits, there's one thing that's been on her mind: a big purple playhouse.
With Sawyer coming home to Hanover for a few weeks on a break from treatment, Morris and Castleberry friends want to make her dream house a reality. They are reaching out to the community for help to build one.
"If you see you child fighting so hard for their life, you want to give them anything possible they've ever wanted cause you just don't know what the next turn is going to be," said Morris.
Morris and Castleberry say the playhouse would be a place for Sawyer to be a kid, filling it up with furniture and her stuffed animals, and forget all about her fight against cancer.
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