Three brave little girls from Oklahoma became lifelong friends after bravely battling cancer at the same time. The three girls posed for a photo together as they embraced and looked as though they were ready to battle the cancer hand-in-hand. The inspiring photo immediately went viral, but the girls’ battles were far from over.
Rheann Franklin, 7, Ainsley Peters, 5, and Rylie Hughey, 4, were all fighting rare forms of cancer when they met for a photography series. The girls instantly became friends and took the poignant portrait as a symbol of hope for one another.