Transcript for 7,000 People Help Boy With Cancer Celebrate Christmas Early
At most Santa Claus parades the man in red is the center of attention. But in this town on a night two months before Christmas everyone has come to see Avant. He had. Thought that's. Actually. Seven year old Evan leverage sanctions been battling. Brain tumor for the past five years that tumor has taken the site from one eye doctors recently told his parents that time is running out. This has definitely been a very difficult journey for oven. When faced with the news that her child may not make it to Christmas Nicole well would ask family and friends to celebrate a literally. But when someone posted that request on FaceBook the holy spirit exploded. So the fact that he's getting. You know presidents and Christmas cards from around the world that we are and so humble. Here in the village of Saint George near Bradford Ontario there are signs in store windows. The decorations have been hung with care. Carols are played by children on the street and it evans' home the special effects company has provided this dome. Tonight thousands turned out for a special celebration. From police by. To a pipe band people came from all over Ontario to show their support. It just brings tears. My eyes community how they've rallied around for. This little guy and news. It's wonderful farm. At its mother calls this a Christmas miracle but it is far from the miracle the family really wants. Still they are touched by the outpouring of support. From the bone in my heard thank you so much that everybody. And for the chance to spend an October night thinking about Christmas and not cancer. Scott like foot CTV news.
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