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Family sees impact 12-year-old girl left behind

January 18th, 2014 10:37 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Family sees impact 12-year-old girl left behind

In some ironic way, a 12-year-old’s dream to travel the world doing mission work has materialized with her death, and though Tim and Ellen miss their youngest child terribly, they can see the impact she’s made around the globe.

Taylor Scout Smith — described by her family as a vibrant, quirky, wise beyond her age preteen — already had a plan for herself. That plan was cut short Jan. 5 when she died from complications from the flu. Or was it?

Taylor’s father, Tim Smith, said Friday his family has received letter after letter from people who’ve heard about his daughter’s death and written to share the impact she had on them.

Read the full report on the Johnson City Press website.


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