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Iowa girl beats cancer, rings the bell

Aila Nesbitt was diagnosed with Leukemia Lymphoma 2.5 years ago. But now, even with everything else in 2020, Aila will remember it as the year she beat cancer.

GRIMES, Iowa — Two-and-a-half years ago, Aila Nesbitt was diagnosed with Leukemia Lymphoma.  After so much pain and treatment, even having to continue into a global pandemic, Aila is now cancer-free.

Friday, Aila rang the bell at the St. Peter Lutheran Church of Grimes to symbolize her victory.