Isabella Harvey of Staten Island, New York, was first diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of 3.
Now 5, Isabella is battling cancer for a second time: She relapsed in September.
When her cancer treatments this fall left her bald and feeling not as “beautiful” as the Disney princesses she admired, her mom tried to reassure her.
“This time the whole experience was different because she’s older,” Isabella’s mom, Pina Harvey, told BuzzFeed News. “Now that she’s 5, she’s insecure about losing her hair. It’s hard for her. She always wears a hat and never takes it off in public.”
"As a mom, you tell your child they’re beautiful, but they’re not going to take you seriously because you’re their mom," Pina told TODAY.com.
Family friend Tammi D’Antoni decided to take action. A board member of Gianna Nicole’s Heart of Hope, a foundation that supports paediatric cancer patients and their families, she recruited photographer Alana Hubbard to create a photo shoot that would make Isabella feel likeRead More »from Girl fighting cancer gets bald princess photo shoot to feel beautiful again