Year-old girl battling terminal cancer sworn in as honorary police officer

Texas girl, 6, with terminal cancer gets wish to be police chief

She's fighting the 'bad guys': 6-year-old cancer patient fulfills dream of being sworn in as Texas police officer

She was dressed in full Freeport Police Department blues as she climbed up a stepladder, raised her right hand and repeated Garivey's words.

As Abigail was sworn in surrounded by her family and police officers from around the state, Garivey could be seen shedding tears during the emotional moment.

A six-year-old girl with cancer had her dream come true when she was sworn in as an honorary police officer.

Abigail Arias has been diagnosed with a Wilms tumour, a type of cancer that starts in the kidneys in children, and can often be terminal.

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"Congratulations to the newest member of the Freeport Police Department, Honorary Officer Abigail Rose Arias!"

Speaking to ABC13, Abigail had a heartbreaking take on her situation.

"I have cancer. The bad guys are in my lungs", Abigail told KTRK-TV. The final part of her pledge before the attendees was: "I now, and forever, promise to keep fighting the bad guys until all of my cancer is gone". And he kind of just winked at me and I said, "We're going to make that happen". "The doctors can say what they say medically, but we know that God is the one that has her destiny in his hands".

But Abigail is strong, and she told her mother that the bad guys won't win this time. She wanted to fight them by becoming a police officer.

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Freeport police Chief Ray Garivey learned of Abigail's interest in law enforcement and arranged to make her dream of being an officer come true. However, she said her daughter told her not to worry and that she will not let the bad guys win. "I want to help this cancer like go away in five seconds", Abigail said.

"She is no doubt God-sent", Garivey said.

Abigail said the day "felt neat inside my heart".

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