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By Tim Leeds 

Ailing Big Sandy boy gets wish granted

Trip to Pompeii on the slate for 5-year-old


November 28, 2016

A Big Sandy kindergartner is going on his dream trip of a lifetime, after four years of battling a rare heart condition.

Make-A-Wish Montana is sending 5-year-old Henry Merrill, his parents and three siblings to a week in Italy including special tours of hot spots in Rome as well as the high point for Henry — a visit to Pompeii.

“I want to to go to Pompeii because I like volcanoes,” Henry said Saturday during a farewell party at Pep's Pizza in Big Sandy. “… I want to see the volcano because I want to be a vulcanologist when I grow up.”

His sister Thea, 3, said she is looking...

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