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Jackie Valenzuela in her Quinceañera dress. This right of passage traditionally occurs on a girl's 15th birthday. Jackie's family gave the celebration when she was 13. She died shortly afterward.

On a visit to the White House, Jackie confered with Socks.

Jackie at the party with her pediatrician, Dr. Janice Piatt.

Jackie with her grandparents, Carolina and Felipe Cavazos.

Jackie resting in her room at a hospice in Phoenix. The cat wandered in off the street and became her loyal companion.

Jackie at a camp for chronically ill kids in Arizona.

Jackie swimming.

Jackie Valenzuela.