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Mary Wilson fell in love with Jazmin Corssley seven years ago and even considers her one of her grandchildren.

"She is one big heart and is all love," says Wilson.

She has a lot of love for life, despite her terminal disease-tuberous sclerosis, which caused tumors on her kidneys, lungs and brain.

"Her mom tells me she is getting forgetful and she is in pain and it causes moods," says Wilson.

Her mother was too shy to go on camera, but says she reads bible scriptures to Jasmine every night as she clings to life. Her classmates made a blanket for her. Friday, the Pine Bluff Fire Department surprised her at school with another gift. Captain David Johnson and his crew drove brought her toys and drove her home in a fire truck.

"It feels good. This is one of the best parts of our job," says Johnson.

Corssley has always been fascinated by lights, sirens, and emergency responders. So, when the fire department received the mother's request for a ride in the fire truck, they were more than happy to do it.

Although, Corssley hardly speaks, the fire crew knew she was grateful.

"The doctors told her mother to enjoy her while she's got her," says Wilson.

Making this 15-year-old smile, is one of the best gifts anybody can give.

Doctors have not given the family a timeline, but Corssley's brain tumor continues to grow and her mother says there is no way to operate. Corssley attends Jenkins school, which teaches her skills to live on her own.

 

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