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New York altar boy with serious illness will get to meet the pope, courtesy Make-A-Wish

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Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 09/05/16

A great story about faith on the local news?  Yes indeed.

From Troy, New York, the story of 11-year-old Landon LaChance, who is battling a series of benign tumors growing behind his eyes. Since this story aired, he has flown to Rome. Landon is scheduled to attend the papal audience this Wednesday, tour the Vatican and meet Pope Francis.

See below.

Photo: YouTube

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