10-Year-Old Raises $10,000 for Fellow Dancer

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Lily Wilson was at her neighbor’s house when she first heard about Alissa Sizemore.

Alissa, a 7-year-old dancer, lost her foot after it was pinned under a truck May 6.

“My neighbor was talking about how his friend knew a girl that was in her dance studio that had her leg rolled over and so I just wanted to donate my money to her,” Lily Wilson said. “If that ever happened to me it would be hard to dance again.”

Lily Wilson, 10, a dancer and a member of the Davis 4th Ward, Vernal Utah Uintah Stake, decided she would help by auctioning off her pig at the Uintah Basin Jr. Livestock Show on June 5. Lily’s pig was among 200 other pigs for sale at the auction.

As Lily walked her pig into the ring, the auctioneer told the audience . . .

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