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Lily Schey smiles at the Pioneer Journal offices Friday, as her mother Shannon looks on.

Wadena's Princess Lily

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Lily Schey's favorite princess changes depending on the day. Friday she proclaimed it to be Belle, while the day before it was Sleeping Beauty.


To her parents, the charming five-year-old girl who is battling a rare brain condition is their little princess every precious day.

"You're kind of my hero, aren't you?" her mother, Shannon Schey, told Lily Friday during an interview at the Pioneer Journal.

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