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Six children score joy with their wish to meet Tom Brady

  • Six wish recipients from across the country get their wish to meet Tom Brady.

  • Christopher, 15, plays catch with Tom Brady.

  • Kalvin, 11, and his family pose with Tom Brady

  • Tom Brady greets Kalvin and Christopher

  • Kalvin plays catch with Tom Brady

  • Christopher (left) shows Kalvin his freshly autographed football

  • Julian Edelman autographs Christopher's sweatshirt

  • Christopher takes to the podium during a mock press conference

  • Kalvin shares his thoughts at the podium

  • Lombardi Trophy viewing with Robert Kraft

“ Best day of my life! ”

  • Christopher , 15

    • thyroid cancer
    • To meet New England Patriots player Tom Brady

On a crisp November day, in partnership with the New England Patriots, six children from across the country get their wish to meet their favorite Patriots’ player, including Kalvin, 11, and Christopher, 15, of Massachusetts who wished to meet Tom Brady.

The children spend the morning playing catch with the star quarterback and getting a behind-the-scenes look at Gillette Stadium.  In the locker room, they receive personalized jerseys and take photos with a Super Bowl ring. After running through the giant Patriots helmet and onto the game field to the tune of “Crazy Train” -- just like the Pats do -- the children and their families are greeted by Robert Kraft. They play catch with Brady and are even surprised with a visit from Julian Edelman! Topping off the day, they pose for a photograph with Robert Kraft and the Patriots’ four Lombardi trophies.  For these children once sidelined by illness, the day provides profound joy and memories to last a lifetime!

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All photographs courtesy of Eric J. Adler and the New England Patriots

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