Emilia and her family traveled over 400 miles to meet Princess Victoria at her palace home

By Conchita Margaret Widjojo
February 14, 2020 10:43 AM
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Royal dreams do come true!

On Thursday, 7-year-old Emilia traveled over 400 miles to meet Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

Through the charity organization Min Stora Dag, Emilia, who has a type of brain tumor called ependymoma, was finally able to fulfill her wish of meeting Princess Victoria.

The princess, 42, welcomed Emilia to Princess Sibylla’s floor in the palace for tea and biscuits before rounding out the hour visit with surprising the horse-loving Emilia with a ride through Stockholm with a horse carriage from the King’s court stall.

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“Yesterday, the Royal Palace received a special visitor: 7-year-old Emilia from Trelleborg had traveled to Stockholm to meet, together with her parents and sister Maja, the Crown Princess,” the Instagram caption said in Swedish.

The royal also had the opportunity to meet Emilia’s parents and sister Maja.

Princess Victoria meets Emilia and her family at the Royal Palace
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Princess Victoria and Emilia
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Crown Princess Victoria welcomes Emilia
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Emilia and Maja were sure to look their best for the princess, wearing the same style dress in purple and light teal and similar silver mary-jane pumps.

Emilia’s carriage ride
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Min Stora Dag, which in Swedish means “My Special Day,” helps provide nearly 5,000 children and adolescents with critical illnesses and diseases a “special day” which “gives extra strength and happiness in a tough everyday life,” according to their website.