published Friday, May 11th, 2012

Grundy County teen battles rare disease, looks to the future

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    Nikki Wiley is essentially living on borrowed time. And after taking some time to get to know her, it's clear none of that bothers her. Doctors told her she had three years to live nine years ago. Now she's one week away from graduating high school.
    Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

GRUNDY COUNTY, TN - Classes are ending and finals will soon be over. For many seniors, all that's left to do is walk across the stage and receive their diploma.

However, this graduation has a very special meaning for a Grundy County teenager.

Nikki Wiley is essentially living on borrowed time. And after taking some time to get to know her, it's clear none of that bothers her. Doctors told her she had three years to live nine years ago. Now she's one week away from graduating high school.

Read more at WRCB.

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