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Simone Biles grants wish for Humble girl with life-threatening illness

Olympian Simone Biles and Emily McPhil meet thanks to Kids Wish Network.
Olympian Simone Biles and Emily McPhil meet thanks to Kids Wish Network. (Kids Wish Network)

HOUSTON – Olympic gymnast Simone Biles granted a wish for a Humble girl with a life-threatening illness. 

That girl, an aspiring 12-year-old gymnast named Emily McPhail, got to spend some one-on-one time with her hero at World Champions Centre in Spring, where Biles trains. 

A national charitable organization, Kids Wish Network, helped fulfill McPhail's wish.

At the gym, which is owned by Biles' father, McPhail got a chance to watch Biles practice various routines. McPhail also received tips, tricks and advice from the Olympian. 

Here are some highlight photos of the union. 

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For more information about Kids Wish Network, click here.


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