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Gibson Co. girl with cancer passes away after special homecoming

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The Ft. Branch community out welcoming Hailee home on Sunday. The Ft. Branch community out welcoming Hailee home on Sunday.
Hailee received police and fire escort to her Ft. Branch home. Hailee received police and fire escort to her Ft. Branch home.
GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) -

Family tells 14 News that the young Gibson County girl with terminal cancer has died.

The Gibson County community welcomed home 6-year-old Hailee Cunningham Sunday afternoon with a special escort by fire and law enforcement officials. Many people came out to line the streets and show her and her family support in this difficult time.

Hailee's grandmother tells 14 News that Hailee passed away at home about 45 minutes after arriving. 

We're told the candlelight vigil that was planned for Hailee on Sunday night has been canceled.

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