8-year-old burn victim surprised with a trip to Disney

The story of Safyre Terry, an 8-year-old who lost her entire family in an arson fire more than two years ago, touched the world. Since the little girl’s request for Christmas cards went viral, more than 300,000 letters have flooded her mailbox. But she got another surprise Monday: a visit from the founder of a nonprofit that will be sending her and her relatives to Disney World in February, Today.com reports.

Baking Memories 4 Kids will be sending Safyre and her aunt, uncle, and four cousins to Florida, per ABC News. Founder Frank Squeo tells Today.com that presenting her with the news was “absolutely amazing.” “There are no words to describe how many people were there supporting the family, or how beautiful Safyre was,” he says. “She gave me the biggest hug.” A YouCaring page set up for the family has also amassed more than $342,000 to date. Safyre suffered burns on 75% of her body and lost her right hand and left foot. Today.com has this: “Her father died cradling Safyre in his arms, which protected her from breathing in hot air and allowed her to survive.” (Read how a Mississippi firefighter got another man’s face after being burned in a horrific house fire.)

This article originally appeared on Newser

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