U.S. Space And Rocket Center Helps Young Cancer Patient Live Out A Dream

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Doctors diagnosed Trevor Tredaway with a rare form of brain cancer in 2008.  He was just two years old at the time.

At age seven, he's still fighting.

But he took a break this weekend to get a taste of Space Camp.

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Amee Halbach says she saw Trevor on  St. Jude's advertisement with Robin Williams.  Williams refers to Trevor as a "space wiz."

Halbach says, "My heart immediately melted. It brought back memories of my involvement with Make a Wish foundation when I worked with the Walt Disney company . . . I immediately thought - I need to get Trevor to space camp."

A kind thought, tended carefully, can grow into a good deed.

The Space and Rocket Center brought Trevor and his family from Texas.

Trevor's Mom Melinda Tredaway says the family "couldn't really believe it at first, and then we were just really excited that somebody was thoughtful enough to bring the whole family here and let him experience all of this."

Trevor still fights the brain tumor he's had most of his life.

His mother says, "He's on four different chemos right now, three of them are oral, one is given through his port.  This is also his fourth different type of chemo regiment that he's been on."

But Trevor and his family don't mind setting that aside to focus on the trip.

Melinda Tredaway describes, 'It's something that none of us will ever forget, and it just kind of lets us know that there are people out there that care that we have never met.  And it's just been a great weekend."

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