Dream brings ‘light’ to ill woman

Tamara Wilson had a simple wish: “To see the fireflies.”

The 67-year-old Roseville resident has spent the last year — following her terminal diagnosis of renal cell cancer — embracing life with a trip to Yosemite, fun holiday celebrations and daily phone conversations with family members.

Wilson took inspiration from Tim McGraw’s song, “Live Like You Were Dying.”

Doctors have now given her a few months to live, as she battles this type of kidney cancer. But for all her exploits, her ultimate dream remained out of reach until recently.

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