Young girl who has defied the odds gets special tour of Green Cove Springs Police Department

Dani-Lynn has 3 congenital heart defects but her smile and love for others is something so special.

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. — On Wednesday, a very special little girl got to visit her favorite police department.

Dani-Lynn suffers from incurable heart disease but that didn’t stop her from visiting the Green Cove Springs Police Department to hang out with some friends. She toured the department and even had a chance to have dinner with her favorite communications officer.


Dani-Lynn has defied all odds that have been stacked against her. She is the youngest of three, always has a smile on her face and has a heart full of love to help others.

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Dani-Lynn has three congenital heart defects; HLHS, VSD, and a PAPVR repair. She also has poor left lung function, and a high antibody count.

There is no cure for her heart disease.

Dani-Lynn doesn’t qualify for a heart transplant due to her high antibody count. Doctors say she would reject it immediately.

Her family is doing the best they can to let her live the best life she can for what little time they have left with her. It’s a medical miracle she has made it to the age of seven.

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Her family is always offering a hand to those in need through multiple community service projects. They have helped numerous families right here in Green Cove Springs every time they make a donation to the food pantry.

Dani-Lynn is no stranger to the GCSPD. From time to time she will stop in with her family when they deliver baked goods to the department. Her sister Athena wants to be a police officer one day.

She also visits during the Trunk or Treat events. Her mom Amelia is a GCS native so the department is very close to her heart.

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Her family is holding tight to their faith and praying for a miracle for Dani-Lynn.

But on Wednesday evening, Dani-Lynn did what any 7-year-old would want to do; to have fun with friends, to smile and to laugh.

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