DECATUR TOWNSHIP, Ind. - A 2-year-old Indianapolis girl fighting a rare and deadly disease wanted to do something many kids dread doing every day, she wanted to ride a bus and go to school.

Buses arrive every day at Liberty Early Elementary School in Decatur Township, but Tuesday, one bus was different. It carried a special young passenger and her family.

"It's about a celebration of life," said Christie Parker, Ava Parker's grandmother.

"When we found out last Monday, that our days are truly numbered with her, I wanted to give her what she truly wanted," said Kacy Parker, Ava's mother.

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