Texas town holds ‘Princess Day’ parade for 5-year-old battling cancer


The weather was fit for a princess, as hundreds of people gathered in a town near Houston Wednesday to cheer on a little girl with terminal cancer.

Five year old Claire Lankford has a rare and incurable form of cancer. Family friend Jaime Harbuck says Claire has five tumors in her lungs and lymph nodes, and that doctors have only given her a couple of months to live, so Harbuck wanted to do something special for her.

Claire had no idea a princess parade was planned in her honor, until Cinderella knocked on her door. At that point, the little girl was transformed into Princess Claire.

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