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Local girl Hailey Dawson completes ballpark mission

Local girl Hailey Dawson completes ballpark mission
Posted at 4:11 PM, Sep 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-17 19:38:18-04

Local 8-year-old Hailey Dawson has completed her mission to throw the first pitch at all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums. 

"I just completed my journey for 30 and now it's time just to relax," she said.

Her last pitch was at a ballpark relatively nearby -- Angels Stadium.

Hailey was born with Poland syndrom, missing a pectoral muscle and three fingers on her right hand. Her family partnered with students at UNLV to create a new hand using a 3D printer. With physical therapy, she improved her pitches. 

Hailey is now raising money for UNLV to create and donate hands similar to her.

"I want people to know, if I can do it, you can do it," she said. 

Hailey also did the puck drop at a Golden Knights game in February