NORTH ATTLEBORO (CBS) — Neighbors in North Attleboro are rallying around a little boy with cancer after a thief’s thoughtless act.
Several months ago Brayden Tryon and his friends planted a sunflower, and they loved to watch it grow.READ MORE: Body Believed To Be Missing Man Kevin Mahoney Found In Water Off Newburyport
“Every time I look at the sunflowers before clinic, I think that ‘I’m going to do great today,’ and I come home from clinic thinking, ‘I did great.'”
But then someone ripped the sunflower out of the ground.READ MORE: Volunteers Gather To Clean Up Trash In Boston's Muddy River
Neighbors were furious. But instead of going after that person, they started putting sunflowers up and down the street. Brayden’s mom says the support is touching.
“It’s overwhelming. It’s emotional. It’s definitely helped our family. It keeps us going,” Ashley Tryon said. “There’s a lot of times where, you know, childhood cancer is a dark valley, and coming down the street now it’s just a joy.”
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