7-Year-Old Kelly Melton Hasn't Let Cancer Dampen His Spirit

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7-Year-Old Kelly Melton Hasn't Let Cancer Dampen His Spirit

Kelly Melton, a 7-year-old who is a huge Kentucky football fan, was diagnosed with leukemia on November 8, 2012. Since then, many of the UK football players have taken time to visit Kelly at the UK Children’s Hospital where he receives treatment. New coach Mark Stoops also visited recently, stopping by to play Legos with Kelly. Much of the Lexington community has banded together in support of Kelly - many wear blue wristbands that say “Kickin it 4 Kelly” to show their support for his fight.

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