STOUGHTON (CBS) – Members of the Stoughton Police Department teamed up with Cops For Kids With Cancer to provide a gift to a 4-year-old who is battling leukemia.
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Michael Caron came to Stoughton Police headquarters with his family for the presentation on Tuesday.READ MORE: Ashland High School Gets State Approval To Drop Mask Mandate; No 'Immediate Change' Planned
“It is hard to put on a brave face when meeting a family who has gone through so much,” police posted on Facebook. “However, Michael just wouldn’t allow us to feel sad for long. His energy lit a fire in our community room and his smile warmed our hearts on this cold day.”
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The boy’s family was presented with a check to help pay for his medical care. Officers also gave him a hand sewn superhero quilt, a stuffed bear, and a Stoughton Police junior officer badge.