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

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor
Kids Wish Network

Olympian Simone Biles and Emily McPhil meet thanks to 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. 

For more information about Kids Wish Network, click here.

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