Cancer Survivor Becomes A New York Ranger For A Day
Imagine your favorite sports team or band. Now, imagine being able to play or perform with them. Well that is exactly what happened for 15-year-old Chris Falzone. The teen was diagnosed with cancer his freshman year of high school. The hockey loving kid was told he would never be able to play the sport again. However, his future had other plans for him. After chemotherapy and a hip replacement, Chris was able to play his beloved sport again. Well, not only play it again but WITH his favorite professional hockey team, the New York Rangers. Chris signed a one day contract and suited up with the team. The cancer survivor checked his sickness and played the game of a lifetime. Make-a-Wish Foundation and Garden of Dreams Foundation continue to make dreams come true. With their help, Chris played alongside his fellow Rangers in their match-up against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Dec. 8. The game is part of Garden of Dreams Week, which helps raise awareness for the Garden of Dreams Foundation and to make dreams come true for children facing obstacles.
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