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Whitehall boy diagnosed with brain cancer meets football star Rob Gronkowski

July 17, 2019 06:50 AM

John Hoague-Rivette, the 10-year-old honors student diagnosed with brain cancer got an amazing surprise Monday. 

With the help of the Make-a-Wish Foundation, John was able to meet Rob Gronkowski, a former player from the New England Patriots. 

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John is a student at Whitehall Elementary. In May, he was diagnosed with a grade 3 glioma tumor on his brain stem. 

"There are not enough THANK YOU'S in the world I could give for seeing John smile today" posted Carrie Jean, his mother. 

You can learn more about John and support him by donating here

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Muneib Chater

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