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Couple Who Visited Syracuse Football Team Lied About Son's Cancer


Often teams will go out of their way to grant the wish of a young fan who might not have had the best luck in life. 

Syracuse football invited a young boy, who they thought had an aggressive form of cancer, to hang out and attend a team practice. Unfortunately, according to the Syracuse Post-Standard that was a story that turned out not to be true. The couple faked the story in order to receive donations and special treatment from local businesses. Over $3,000 was given to the family, an amount that GoFundMe says they will now refund to those who donated. 

Here's the youngster getting a chance to throw the ball around a little with the team. 

The investigation against the couple is ongoing.