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(KCEN) - A family didn't let a national heat wave and temperatures in the 90's in their North Texas neighborhood discourage them.  Their daughter wanted snow and she got it.

A front yard full of snow has been 6-year-old Maddie Higgins's wish.
It was a well kept surprise.

Maddie was blindfolded and carried outside-- where neighbors were gathered to watch her reaction.

In no time she had a snowman dressed up like a pirate, the snowballs were also flying.

   A group called Kinsley's Kure, that helps sick children and their families made it all happen.

  Maddie has cancer, and has already  had two brain surgeries and radiation treatments.

Her Mom says just for the afternoon, a lot of the family heartache melted away.

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