Star shines bright for a day
yal Oak – — A girl with leukemia had her dream of becoming a celebrity come true on Friday.
Through Make-A-Wish Michigan, Emily Sobeck, 10, took a celebrity journey that included bodyguards, adoring fans, a makeover and a professional photo shoot.
Emily was escorted from her Royal Oak elementary school by a phalanx of high school football players to a waiting limousine, which whisked her along her big day.
After lunch at her favorite spot, Emily returned to school for a pep assembly.
Emily then headed to Macy's at the Somerset Collection mall to greet fans, sign autographs — including one for Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg — and shop for a gown.