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Monday, July 11, 2016

Boy Who Missed Pre-K Graduation for Transplant Gets Surprise Ceremony in Hospital

INSIDE EDITION | Johanna Li

 


While getting a transplant was great news for this Massachusetts boy, he was sad to learn he'd be missing his pre-K graduation.

So when Lucas St. Onge's teachers found out he'd be missing the ceremony for surgery, they brought the graduation to him.

For weeks, Lucas had been practicing singing songs and walking across the stage to prepare for his May graduation. But he's been waiting for a transplant for even longer.

His mom Heather St. Onge told InsideEdition.com that she has known Lucas would have health problems since he was still in the womb, but never did she expect that her son would become the only child in the world with short bowel syndrome and severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome.

At just 3 years old, Lucas was placed on the transplant list. Continue reading

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