A three-year-old battling cancer received the rock star treatment at Friday night’s Allen American’s game.
Wyatt Brooks was born with various medical conditions. He has down syndrome and went through open-heart surgery at eight-weeks-old. Then in June, he was diagnosed with leukemia.
“This our first time leaving our house that didn't involve cancer treatment since June 2,” said Wyatt’s mom Nichole Brooks.
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At the game, Wyatt met players in the locker room, sat rinkside during warm-ups, and rode the Zamboni during intermission.
“It’s funny because as a mom, this is probably one of the most difficult things I could ever imagine going through but watching him go through it it’s impossible to get down about this,” Brooks said.
A percentage of tickets sales go towards Wyatt's medical expenses.
Wyatt returns to Children's Health next Monday for another dose of chemotherapy.
For now, fun may be the best medicine for a 3-year-old forced to grow up so fast.