Emma Mertens, a 7-year-old girl from Wisconsin, is fighting an inoperable brain tumor and would love letters from your dogs.
Emma Mertens, a 7-year-old girl from Wisconsin, is fighting an inoperable brain tumor and would love letters from your dogs. Screen grab of GoFundMe/Team Emma - Fight against DIPG
Emma Mertens, a 7-year-old girl from Wisconsin, is fighting an inoperable brain tumor and would love letters from your dogs. Screen grab of GoFundMe/Team Emma - Fight against DIPG

Kaitlyn Alanis is based out of Kansas and reports on news from across the Midwest region. She has been at The Wichita Eagle since 2017.