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7-year-old leukemia patient becomes Bishop Gorman Gael for a day — VIDEO

Seven-year-old Thaddeus Thatcher, who has been diagnosed with leukemia, becomes an honorary Gael with the Bishop Gorman High School football team and learns about his upcoming trip to Walt Disney World, courtesy of Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada.

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