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Instead of a day of radiation and therapy, Mahquiya Davis had a day filled with surprises at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday. (Emily Rittman/KCTV5) Instead of a day of radiation and therapy, Mahquiya Davis had a day filled with surprises at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday. (Emily Rittman/KCTV5)
Instead of a day of radiation and therapy, Mahquiya Davis had a day filled with surprises at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday. (Emily Rittman/KCTV5) Instead of a day of radiation and therapy, Mahquiya Davis had a day filled with surprises at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday. (Emily Rittman/KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A 15-year-old girl who is bravely beating cancer got a private tour of Kauffman Stadium that included a hug from Eric Hosmer.

Instead of a day of radiation and therapy, Mahquiya Davis had a day filled with surprises at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday. 

The day started with her receiving an autographed baseball from Royals All-Star first baseman Eric Hosmer. 

She was given a chance to put on a Royals 2015 World Series ring. Davis was then invited on the field at Kauffman Stadium. 

Then, the best surprise of all - she got to meet Hosmer. 

"She about had a heart attack," said her mother Connie Davis. 

Hosmer is Mahquiya's favorite player. She even wore socks with his face on them to the game, something he noticed. 

"It's a pleasure to meet you," Hosmer said. "I like those socks. Want to get a picture?"

Her favorite player then presented her with one of his signature bats. 

"I just really can't stop grinning," Mahquiya said. "Honestly." 

Also on her dream trip to Kauffman Stadium, she had the chance to chat with the Royals broadcasting crew - Rex Hudler and Steve Physioc. She also toured inside the scoreboard and the Crown Vision room. 

"I don't think I'll be floating down anytime soon," Mahquiya said. 

It was a much needed day without radiation, therapy or doctor's appointments from mucoepidermoid carcinoma, a rare form of cancer found in her jaw. 

Laine Bowman, an occupational therapist, called Mahquiya the bravest person she knows. 

"The bravest young lady I have ever met in my entire life," she said. "The treatment is brutal. It is absolutely brutal." 

As she settled into her sweet seats for Thursday's game. she was just a few feet from first base and her new pal Hosmer. 

"I've seen strength in her that I never knew she had," said Connie Davis. "She's my hero truly."

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