Alabama teen with rare cancer dies days after community’s touching rally
DADEVILLE, Ala. (WSFA) - Just days after being welcomed home by the Dadeville community, Maddie McClendon has passed away. She was 18-years-old.
McClendon died Saturday afternoon, seven months after being diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer. On Wednesday, the community welcomed her home for the final time with an escort and prayer circle in front of the family home.
McClendon was a freshman at Auburn University when she became ill in October.
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