When Delaney Krings turns five this month, her family and even strangers are going all out to give her a birthday people will always remember.
A birthday parade, complete with around 150 vintage and classic car drivers, is scheduled for Delaney’s birthday on Dec. 16 near her home in Pewaukee, Wisconsin.
The police department and rescue squad are working on making an appearance. Because Delaney just loves “Frozen,” there will be a lot of the movie’s characters sprinkled in the parade and local theater groups have volunteered to act out a scene.
There will be a custom-designed cake, food and hot chocolate, K-9 dogs and if it’s nice out, kids can play in the nearby park. Santa and Mrs. Claus may even make an appearance.
Cards are pouring in from across the nation and some from internationally, Delaney’s mother Heather Krings said.
But there is no way to sugarcoat why this birthday is so important for Delaney, her family – which includes her father Jack, her mother and an older brother and sister – and the community.
“This will be her final birthday,” her mother confirmed.
On Oct. 24, Delaney was diagnosed as having a large, aggressive brain tumor.
Delaney had an ear infection, something her mother said she had a lot of as a child. Once her ear infection was healing, Delaney kept losing her…