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Five-year-old Ensley girl gets Magic Moments playhouse

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Big moments can come in the smallest of packages.

Five-year-old Ceanna Ware, Tuesday, got a big package in a big, magical moment.

Magic Moments, with funds raised from the 2013 Greek Food Festival, gave Ware a custom built, life-sized playhouse.

Ware has had Sickle Cell SS since birth. Doctors say she has 40 years to live.

But Tuesday wasn't about focusing on the future, it was about celebrating the present.

"[It's] beautiful," Ware said. "I want to spend the night in it."

"It's amazing to see her so happy," Dorothy Jarman said.

Jarman is grateful for those who helped put a big smile on her daughter's face.

 "It's good to know that a community can come together," she said.

Jarman hopes, even on the bad days when Ceanna's feet and hands swell and she can't walk or move, Ceanna will look out and find peace with the view from her own front porch.

"When she's having a bad day she's always going to look out the window and see her pink house," Jarman said.

Ware's 10 ft. by 10ft. playhouse, which was built by Amish Playhouses in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and has a front porch swing, sliding windows, an indoor loft and electricity, is reported to be worth about $4,000.

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