When I read the news I get tired of looking at mugshots. However, you occasionally find a gold nugget in the wasteland of if it bleeds it leads local news coverage.
The Syracuse Fire Department has offered to “adopt” the boy as an honorary firefighter. An Afghanistan war vet wants to give him a ceremonial knife from Asia to replace a stolen knife the boy’s uncle, a Green Beret, had given him from Africa. via Joshua Meeker, Syracuse boy battling cancer, gets front-row seat to boxing match | syracuse.com.