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KUSA – Pretending to be a princess is just a part of childhood, but Make-A-Wish Colorado made it a reality from 6-year-old Keely Waterman.

Waterman has cancer, and the foundation wants to make her dreams true – tiara and all.

Keely's not letting fame go to her head though: she says even though she is a princess, her family and friends are still very important.

"They've just supported me a lot," she said.

Keely capped off her reign by kicking off this morning's Oyster Race from her pink throne, calling people her "royal racers" and telling them to "play fearlessly."

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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