She Believed

Local five-year-old beats cancerBy: CHARLIE DENISON Senior ReporterTuesday, November 5, 2019

Daizee Dae Douglass celebrates being cancer free at Billings Clinic Thursday, Oct. 3.

Photo courtesy of Tammy Jo Douglass

Five-year-old Daizee Dae Douglass has not had the most ordinary childhood. In June of 2017, she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and she’s been going from one treatment to the next ever since.

But now – after two and a half years of fighting – Daizee Day is cancer free.

Her mother, Tammy Jo, and father, Nick, were there with her when she received the news Thursday, Oct. 3 in a packed hospital room at Billings Clinic, where doctors and staff sang to Daizee Dae, congratulating her for this phenomenal achievement in silly fashion: “Pack up your bags, get out the door, you don’t need chemo anymore.”

“Daizee was pretty excited,” Tammy Jo said. “Everybody was there to support

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