A Texas man who designs custom caskets created a Minnie Mouse theme for the 5-year-old girl whose body was found inside a Houston apartment last week.
The casket showed Sierra with an arm around Minnie Mouse and her name in large pink block letters.
"It hit home for everybody in here," Ganem told KENS-TV. "As soon as we heard the story, my heart just dropped."
"Sierra Patino's story captured the hearts of everyone here at SoulShine," Ganem wrote on Facebook. "We had the privilege of creating her casket in a Minnie Mouse theme, which she loved. You can see her light shined through the design and may it shine on for eternity. Sending all of our love and prayers to her loved ones."
Ganem ended the post with “#JusticeForSierra”.
Sierra's great-aunt called Ganem two days after the girl's body was found, KENS reported.
After several hours of computer design and painting by hand, with Sierra’s picture nearby, Ganem finished the casket, signed it, prayed over it and delivered it to Sierra's family Saturday, the television station reported.
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