Boy With Terminal Cancer Named Dallas Police Chief for a Day: ‘This Is the Human Side of Us'

Gloria Adekilekum has been preparing for the worst for months, but Friday offered a rare ray of sunshine.Her 14-year-old son, Ayodeji, was named Dallas' police chief for a day, a point of pride for a mother still coming to grips with the teen’s brain cancer diagnosis. The boy is currently in hospice care at the family’s apartment.Although symbolic, the gesture by Dallas police was significant for a family of Nigerian immigrants.  Continue reading...

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